Daily Chess Improvement: Real Game Chess Tactic!

This is from an actual game by GM Ivkov

White to move.

Source: ChessToday.net

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No. 1-3
DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Qg6+!!!

a) 1...fxg6, 2. Rxg6+ Kh7 (forced), 3. Rxg5#! (discovered check and mate)

b) 1...Kf8, 2. Rxe6! Qd8, 3. Rd6! Ke8, 4. Rxf7 Rxf7, 5. Rxd8+ Kxd8, 6. Qxf7 Bc8, 7. e6 and White wins

haworth
haworth

in game, after Qg6, pawn took Queen, leading to mate in 2

Alena
Alena
  1. Qg6+ Kf8
  2. Rxe6 Bc8
  3. Rxe7 Rxe7
  4. Qf6 Rg8
  5. Ba2 Ke8
  6. Bxf7+ Rxf7
  7. Qxf7+ Kd8
  8. Qxg8+ Kc7
  9. Rf7+ Bd7
  10. Qa8 g4
  11. e6 g3
  12. Rxd7#

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