Today's Daily Puzzle 7/30/20: Forks Can Be Deceiving

Today's Daily Puzzle 7/30/20: Forks Can Be Deceiving

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Wait. Isn't this Thursday? Isn't the daily puzzle solution supposed to be tougher than this so late in the week than the solution being a simple fork? What's wrong with Ne5? Am I missing something? I guess white could go Qh4. But couldn't I just take the rook with check? Ok then. Here we go...Ne5??

 

 

Ouch. I fell for the trick. This was a tough one today for me and although Ne5 looks quite tempting, slow down, take your time, and visualize:

 

How did you do today on the puzzle? Did you fall for Ne5? Comment below!

Nick

 

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