Black to Play

Pete Tamburro on

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We’re continuing to follow our game with our third position. This is how the game went from move one: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 d5 5.e3 c6 6.Bd3 Bd6 7.0–0 0–0 8.Ne2 Nbd7 9.Ng5 Bxh2+ 10.Kh1 Ng4 11.f4 Qe8 12.g3 Qh5 13.Kg2. After the last puzzle we found that 13…Bg1 was the best way to continue the attack. The game continued with 14.Nxg1 Qh2+ 15.Kf3. Black’s next move might require an expert or master strength or someone with the potential to become one. Could that be you? How do you continue your attack as Black?

Black continued the attack with 15...e5 Do you see why? Before you look, try and figure it out. White replied with 16.dxe5 and there followed 16… Ndxe5+ 17.fxe5 Nxe5+ 18.Kf4 Ng6+ 19.Kf3 f4 20.exf4. Tune in on Monday for the finish!


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