Tactics : The desperado

achja
achja
Mar 20, 2015, 12:02 PM |
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One of the more exciting tactics is for sure the desperado tactic.

When for example the opponent queen is hanging and your queen is attacked, then your own queen can do desperado tricks, which can lead to hilarious looking positions.

Here's an example in a game I just played.

For further reading :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desperado_%28chess%29

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chesscollection?cid=1016144

http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-tactics--definitions-and-examples#desperado