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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
How should White respond to 20…Qxd5?
Rossolimo,Nicolas (2450) – Palmer,Bernard (2200)
Skopje ol (Men) qual-D (7), 1972
Sicilian Scheveningen [B84]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 Nc6 7.0-0 e6 8.Be3 Qc7 9.Qe1 b5 10.Nxc6 Qxc6 11.Bg5 b4 12.Bxf6 gxf6 13.Nd5 exd5 14.exd5 Qc5 15.c3 Be7 16.cxb4 Qd4 17.Rc1 Rg8 18.Rc7 Qe5 19.Qc1 Bb7 20.Rxb7 Qxd5
21.Rxe7+! Kxe7 22.Qc7+ Kf8 23.Bf3!! 1-0 [If 23…Qxf3 24.Qd6+ Ke8 (24…Kg7 gxf3) 25.Re1+]