A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
[FEN “r4r1k/1p1b1p1B/p2qp1p1/3p2N1/1n1P2Q1/2N5/PP5P/R4R1K w – – 0 22”]
How did White prove the win after 22.Qh4 Kg7?
McDonnell,Alexander – Finch,James Gayler
French Defense [C00]
1.e4 e6 2.f4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.Nf3 a6 5.c3 Nc6 6.Bd3 Be7 7.Bc2 Bd7 8.d4 cxd4 9.cxd4 Nh6 10.Nc3 0-0 11.0-0 Nb4 12.Bb1 Nf5 13.g4 Nh6 14.f5 Nxg4 15.f6 Nxf6 16.exf6 Bxf6 17.Kh1 Qb6 18.Bg5 Bxg5 19.Bxh7+ Kh8 20.Nxg5 g6 21.Qg4 Qd6 22.Qh4 Kg7
23.Bg8! Leads to the quickest win. Black tried 23…f5 but was quickly done in: 24.Qh7+ Kf6 25.Nce4+ dxe4 26.Nxe4# 1-0