Chess Traps #1- Legal Trap
Today I will start a new blog and will be going over a trap called the Legal Trap.
What is The Legal Trap?
The Legal Trap is a trap in the Philidor's defense. In the Legal Trap white sets up a queen sacrafice. If black declines the sacrafice, white would be up a pawn. If black accepts the sacrafice, there is checkmate in two moves. Can you spot it?
Did you find it?
The answer is... Bxf7!+ Ke7 Nd5#
How to Get There:
The moves to get to the position I just showed you earlier are: