White to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

White has to act now as his forces are all ready to go. What’s your plan of attack here?

This is a game won by Troinov in 1962. Even if you see the first move, can you see the rest of them that follow? 1.Qxf7+ Kxf7 1...Kh8 2.Ne6 Rg8 3.Nxd8 2.Bxd5+ Kg6 2...Kf8 3.Ne6+ Kg8 4.Nxd8+ Kh8 5.Nf7+ Kg8 6.Nd6+ Kf8 7.Nxe8 and White is way ahead in material 3.f5+ Kh5 4.Bf3+ Kh4 5.g3+ Kh3 6.Bg2+ Kg4 7.Rf4+ Kh5 8.Rh4+ Bxh4 9.Bf3# Great mating attack!


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