8/24/2013 - Tactics and Consolidation

  • #121
    fxkn wrote:

    Can someone please explain why black's first move here is with the rook and not with the bishop?  He could easily kill the white queen..

    I'm confused too.

  • #122

    went over my head

  • #123

    This is difficult!

  • #124

    Interesting puzzle

  • #125
    opaalbert wrote:

    first

    Technically, you are second. If you look to the side of your post you'll see '#2"  Wink

  • #126

    Black has to be careful as to respond to wite's force moves

  • #127

    ok

  • #128

    ok

  • #129

    6 page..

  • #130

    cpildn't solve it. vERY TOUGH

  • #131

    Smile

  • #132

    Lol... everyone's saying it's hard.... it's the first one I do without mistake, find the joke.

  • #133

    OK

  • #134

    I don't get what does that give you. It's trading Q and N for Q and B. So what?

  • #135
    elosozelo wrote:

    I don't get what does that give you. It's trading Q and N for Q and B. So what?

    The answer is in the title.  White is meeting black's threats to win material and to gain an advantage by trading down material and remaining up two pawns while maintaining a winning position.

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