Queens Gambit Tactics with Nxd5

Dec 5, 2015, 2:14 PM |

A common tactical motif is the Bishop sac on h7. This pattern is especially prevalent in the Queens Gambit Declined when Black plays an early Nf6 and Nxd5. Here are some examples of games that I played on chees.com.


Both of these games were againts the same opponent (1600). He deviated from these setup and a fell for another QGD tactic in the following game.


Here is one more example of the classical sac on h7. Hope you enjoyed, post your own examples of QG tactics or sacs on h7.