Daily Chess Improvement: Precision Chess Tactic!

This chess position is based on a game by GM Razuvaev

White to move!

Comments
No. 1-3
DaveCubby
DaveCubby

Addition to my analysis below:

  1. Qf7!!! Rg8, 2. Re8! Qb2+, 3. Kh3 Qxh2+, 4. Nxh2 Ra3+, 5. Nhf3 and Black cannot prevent the back rank mate.
DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Qf7!!! Qxc4!?, 2. Qxf8+ Qg8, 3. Re8!
DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Qf7!!! (Qe8?! is slow because of 1...Kg8!) h6, 2. Qxf8+ Kh7, 3. Qf5+ g6, 4. Re7+ Kh8, 5. Qf6+ Kg8, 6. Qg7#

Stories