Monday, January 11, 2010

Puzzles : Diagonals, Geometrical Motif

An example of early-style Staunton Chess SetImage via Wikipedia
         Black to move and win.
The winning move for black is,
forking both White Queen and King, forcing white to take the black knight with,
This leaves black to capture the e1-a5 diagonal by black bishop capturing the knight at c3 with
This move pins the white Queen, forcing it to take the black bishop with black winning the white Queen and a strong winning advantage for Black.
(source: CT ART-3)

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