During the month of December alone ChessCafe.com published 74 columns and features, with 245 pages of content, including 8 ebooks, 9 videos, and more than 30 puzzles!
Members enjoy access to all content, including PDF and Ebook archives! There are two ways to join: place a $50 order in our shop and we will send your log in details, or join here receive a $50 coupon for our shop.
A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
How should White respond to 24…Qxc3?
Mecking,Henrique (2575) – Tan,Lian Ann (2365)
Petropolis Interzonal (4), 28.07.1973
English Opening [A29]
1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.g3 Bb4 5.Bg2 0-0 6.0-0 e4 7.Ng5 Bxc3 8.bxc3 Re8 9.d3 exd3 10.exd3 d6 11.Rb1 h6 12.Ne4 Nxe4 13.Bxe4 Ne5 14.f4 Nxc4 15.f5 d5 16.Bg2 Ne3 17.Bxe3 Rxe3 18.f6 g6 19.Qd2 Re6 20.Qxh6 Rxf6 21.Rxf6 Qxf6 22.Bxd5 Bf5 23.Rxb7 Rd8 24.Bc4 Qxc3
25.Bxf7+! Kxf7 26.Rxc7+!! Qxc7 27.Qh7+ Ke6 28.Qxc7 Rxd3 29.Qxa7 Rd1+ 30.Kf2 Rd2+ 31.Kf3 Rd3+ 32.Kf4 Kf6 33.Qa6+ 1-0