Daily Chess Improvement: Cairns Chess Tactic

SusanPolgar

​Muzychuk, Mariya - Koneru, Humpy
Round 2

White to move! How should white proceed? Please, no one move solution.

Comments (3)
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jmohd
jmohd

7 Bf5 IS ILEGAL. TRY AGAIN

Brian Lambert
Brian Lambert

1 Qc7+! Kh8 (if Kh6 then Rg3+! And it’s mate soon)

2 Qe5+! Kh7 (if Rh7 then QxR#)

3 Rxh5+ QxR (if kg6 then qg5+ kf7 Rh7+ ... and mate follows)

4 QxQ+. Kg7
5 Qg5+ Kf8
6 Qf6+ Ke8
7 Bf5 and it’s getting ugly fast
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