Daily Chess Improvement: Brilliant Attacking Chess!

Susan Polgar

This is from a famous game between young Bobby Fischer and Ruben Shocron at Mar del Plata in 1959.

White to move! How should white proceed?

Comments (2)
No. 1-2
mvaneerde
mvaneerde

White is up a piece but his rook is pinned

  1. Bd7 breaks the pin and buys time for the rook to escape (to c6, say)
    Black cannot take the bishop because then 2. Rxg6+ discovers an attack on the Queen
melvich
melvich

1 B a7-R a8 2 B c6-Rxa7 3 Rxg6+ Wins the Queen


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