Black to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

It doesn’t take a grandmaster to figure out which piece Black should move first, but can you figure it out in your head all the way to the end? That could get a bit tricky.


1...Be4+ 2.Bg4 Rxg4+ 3.Ng2 Rxg2+ [Slower is 3...Bf3] 4.Kh1 Rg1+ (the key move to find in this mating attack and one of the most useful to know in chess) 5.Kxg1 Rg8#

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