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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
How did White follow up on 21.e6 f4?
Wood,Baruch Harold – Wallis,Philip Norman
British Corr Ch 1945-6, 1945
French Defense [C18]
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 cxd4 6.axb4 dxc3 7.Nf3 cxb2 8.Bxb2 Ne7 9.Bd3 Nbc6 10.Qd2 Ng6 11.b5 Nce7 12.h4 Nf5 13.h5 Ngh4 14.Nxh4 Nxh4 15.Ra4 Nf5 16.Rg4 Bd7 17.Bxf5 exf5 18.Rxg7 Bxb5 19.Rh3 Qe7 20.Qa5 Bc6 21.e6 f4
22.Re3!! fxe3 23.exf7+ Kf8 24.Ba3 Qxa3 25.Qxa3+ Kxg7 26.Qe7 exf2+ 27.Kxf2 Raf8 28.h6+ Kxh6 29.Qf6+ Kh5 30.Kf3 Bd7 31.Kf4 h6 32.Qg7 d4 33.g4+ Kh4 34.Qg6 Kh3 35.Qd3+ Kg2 36.Qe2+ 1-0 We encourage readers’ to play through the complete annotated game in Tim Harding’s 50 Golden Chess Games.