Daily Chess Improvement: Candidates Chess Tactic!

SusanPolgar

This was from the Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Wang, Hao game in round 5 of the Candidates Tournament

White to move! How should white proceed? Full answer please!

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Frankophile
Frankophile
  1. f5+ gf 2. gf+ Nf5 3. Qd7+ Kd7 4. Nf5 Ke6 5. Ne3 Ke5 6. Kf2 Kd4 7. Ng4 f5 8. Nf6
Surpriselover
Surpriselover

Must have been a painful loss for Hao...1.F5+ gxf, 2.gxf+ Nxf5, 3.Qxd7 Kxd7, 4.Nxf5 Ke6, 5.Ne3 Ke5, 6.Kf2 to hold everything together and white having the knight should easily convert for the black king can not be on both sides of the board to preserve the extra pawns.


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