Here’s another test of your skills at working out all the lines of a mating attack.
If you have spent any length of time with this puzzle column, you have to know White’s first move here! The question, however, is whether you can see all the lines that demonstrate how White wins here.
Black has violated a good many principles of development such as not getting castled, playing with the queen too soon, and too many pawn moves. It’s your turn to show him the error of his ways.
This is a game that starts out calmly, then suddenly erupts, and we get the diagrammed position. What is White’s best continuation here?
You obviously have a winning position here with advanced pawns, knight, rook and queen all bearing down on the uncastled Black king. What’s the best way to finish him off?
In this game from 1946, Hill-Janeway, White comes up with a dramatic and decisive way of winning this game. What was White’s great blow here?