Escaping from Certain Death

Escaping from Certain Death

kenytiger
kenytiger
Jul 17, 2008, 7:41 PM |
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In the following position, White is a Knight and a pawn to the good; yet he is apparently lost. If he moves his Queen off the g-file, he gets mated. Resigning in such situation would have been completely understandable.

Once again, nothing is what it seems, and half a point is better than none. White cannot move his Queen, true. But he can resort to our tried and true resource: Counterattack. Therefore: