Daily Chess Improvement: Internet Chess Tactic!

This was a game from PRO Chess League tonight

Black to move! How should black proceed?

Comments
No. 1-4
Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

Editor

I wanted to sacrifice the queen too much. When I finally decided that maybe Rd1+ was the right start all along, I then overlooked the pin on the g-pawn after 2.Kh2 Rh1!.

DaveCubby
DaveCubby

1...Rd1+!

If 2. Be1??, then 2...Rxe1+!

a) 3. Qxe1 Qxg2#
b) 3. Kh2 Re2!, 4. Rh4 Rxf2 and Black is one rook and one bishop up. -+

Alena
Alena

1...Rd1+
2.Kh2 Rh1+
3.Kxh1 Qxh3+
4.Kg1 Qxc3
It took me about 10 seconds to see the solution.

Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

Editor

Embarrassed this took me 10 minutes to work out. Overthinking it on the first move, then overlooking the second one.

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