Daily Chess Improvement: Sharp Eye Tactic!

Black is up by a whole Rook. Black also has a dangerous passed pawn. How can white save this game?

White to move. How should white proceed?

Comments
No. 1-9
illyrialady
illyrialady

Nice overworked Black Queen problem. Have to get the move order right though. The White Rook has to give check on d8 BEFORE the White Knight gives check on g6.

DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Qd5+!

a) 1...Kf8, 2. Qf7#
b) 1...Kh8, 2. Rd8+!!! Rxd8 (2...Qxd8, 3. Ng6#!), 3. Ng6+! Qxg6 (forced), 4. Qxd8+ Qe8, 5. Qxe8#! 1-0

Arein22
Arein22

2.Qf7#

Arein22
Arein22

if1... Kf8

Arein22
Arein22

5.Qxe8#

Stories