White to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

This position is one of the more important in chess--the isolated queen pawn attacking position. The knight, bishop and queen prove to be a formidable foe.

The game Kramer-Ploegh, Leeuwarden, 1954, went this way: 1.Nxf7 Kxf7 2.Qxe6+ Kg6 3.f4 Bc8 4.Qf7+ Kf5 5.Bd3+ Kg4 6.h3+ Also fun is 6.Be2+ Kf5 7.g4# 6...Kg3 7.Rf3#


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