Daily Chess Improvement: Tartakower Chess Tactic!

This is based on the Tartakower vs Hans Kmoch game at Bad Niendorf 1927

White to move!

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby

Addition to my analysis:

  1. e6!!! Qxd6, 2. Qe4! Kc7, 3. e7! Rb8 (preventing 4. Qb7+), 4. e8=N+! Rxe8, 5. Qxe8 and White wins!
DaveCubby
DaveCubby
  1. e6!!!

a) 1...Qf2+, 2. Qxf2 gxf2+, 3. Kf1 Re8, 4. e7 and White wins

b1) 1...Qxd6, 2. Qe4!

b2) 2...Qe7, 3. Qa8+ Kc7, 4. Qb7+ Kd6 (4...Kd8, 5. Qb8#), 5. Qc6#

b3) 2...Kc7, 3. e7! Qxe7 (3...Re8, 4. Qb7#), 4. Qxe7+ White wins.

Alena
Alena
  1. e6 Qxd6
  2. Qe4 Kc7
  3. e7 Rb8
  4. e8=Q Rxe8
  5. Qxe8

it's a winning position for white

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