Daily Chess Improvement: Special Chess Tactic!

This puzzle requires deep calculation

White to move. How should white proceed?

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. Rd8+!!!

a) 1...Bxd8, 2. Kd5+! Ke7, 3. g8=N#!!

b) 1...Bxd8, 2. Kd5+! Nd7, 3. g8=Q+ Ke7, 4. Qxf7#

c) 1...Kxd8, 2. gxf8=Q#

d) 1...Nxd8+, 2. Kd6+! Nd7, 3. g8=Q#

Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

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This was a good puzzle. I got distracted trying to figure out which knight to capture first for about 10 minutes before it even occurred to me to look for something else.



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