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Diagrams -- Answer Key

Diagrams -- Answer Key

chessgm8
Jul 10, 2012, 3:29 PM 2

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ANSWER KEY

1. No; Black plays Rxb8, White plays Nb6+, Black plays Nxb6
2. No; after Black plays Nxg1, White plays Nd7+!, forking the king and queen
3. Nf7 is the correct move, forking the king and queen
4. In fact, he does by playing Qh5#
5. With Qc6, which puts the knight in an absolute pin
6. If he does, the play goes Rh8+, Bf8, Rxf8#. It would be better to leave the queen alone.


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