SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
TODAY’S TACTICS SESSION!
”There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out. There’s no such thing as life in-between.”Pat Riley
Most of the following problems require less than one minute to solve, though some might be more difficult. Solutions will be posted later today. Good luck! (Note that the white triangle indicates that White is to move first; the black triangle indicates that Black is to move first.)
1.) 1.Ng6 and if 1…Re8 2.Rxf7 etc
2.) 1.Qxh7 QxQ 2.Nxg6 Kg7 3.NxR etc
4.) 1…Bc5 and if 2.Kg2 Rc4 etc
5.) 1.Re5 etc
6.) 1…Bh2 2.KxB QxQ 3.RxQ e2 etc. or if 2.Kf1 Qf6 etc
7.) 1.Rxd5 and if 1…PxR 2.Nd3 and 3.f4 mate
8.) 1.Ba4 and if 1…NxB 2.Nf6 and mate next move
9.) 1…Ba3 and if 2.Na4 Bxb2 and 3…Qa3 with winning attack.
10.) 1.Rxe4 with a technically winning ending (though, still hours of work involved!)