Daily Chess Improvement: World Junior Tactic!

This was a game between Karthikeyan, Murali - Janik, Igor

White to move! How should white proceed?

Comments (3)
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KarthikM
KarthikM
  1. Rxc2 Bxc4 2. Qc3 Qf6 3. Qc2 and I can't believe this is not a study.
Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

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Umeshpn is correct, but black can make white work a bit by playing 3....Qf6- it makes white come up with a non-obvious reply.

umeshpn
umeshpn
  1. Rxc4 Bxc4 2. Qc3 wins the Bishop by threatening mate on g7.


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