Monday’s Winning 5-sec Tactics!
Winning 5-second tactics
How are you today? What better way to start a new week than to successfully solve some tactics! Below are some 9 (nine) tactics from recent grandmaster and master praxis. The PGN can be downloaded at the end (with some notes). Good luck!
White has built up a very active position. White to play and crush!
Black has sacrificed a piece to try to keep White’s King in the centre. Now how can he force a win?
White to play and crush!
An interesting position. Roughly equal at first sight, if Black’s f-pawn were not doubled. How should White proceed?
Material is equal, but the Black King position is exposed and vulnerable. How should White proceed?
White is clearly better and Black can only play for tricks. What is the fastest way to put Black out of her misery?
White has an open g-file and well coordinated pieces. Now all that is missing is the kill. White to play and win!
Of course White is better, but Black has threats also! The key here is precision: White must not err. White to play an crush!
White has an attack, but Black was counting on his last move (Nd7) to force exchanges and ease the pressure. White to play and crush!