Today’s winning 5-second tactics
im Lou, Yiping
TCh-CHN Beijing 2014.9.10 Position after White’s 13th move (13.Nd2xe4) Everything looks fine in White’s position, and he is attacking the Black Knight on d4…
BLACK TO PLAY AND CRUSH!
Orteu Capdevila, Max
TCh-ESP Div Honor Linares 2014.9.10 White had just captured a pawn on e4 with his Bishop. At first sight it looks like Black overlooked something…
BLACK TO PLAY AND WIN!
TCh-CHN Beijing 2014.9.10 Li, Wenxiang–Lou, Yiping: 13…Bh3!! SURPRISE! With big advantage in every line as reader can readily verify. White resisted the best he could but had to resign on the 54th move.
TCh-ESP Div Honor Linares 2014.9.10 Orteu Capdevila, Max–Korneev, Oleg: 25…Qe7!! The pin wins! If now 26.Bd3 Qxe1+ 27.Rxe1 Rxe1+ 28.Bf1 Ne4! Wins the house. The game continued: 26.Re2 Nxe4 27.Rae1 Qh4! Escaping from the pin and keeping the extra piece because of the tactic 28.RxN QxR+! mating