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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
How should Black respond to 22.Qe2?
Cho,Yeonhee – Mutesi,Phiona
40th Istanbul ol (Women) (9.4), 06.09.2012
Two Knights Defense [C56]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.e5 d5 6.Bb5 Ne4 7.Nxd4 Bc5 8.Nxc6 Bxf2+ 9.Kf1 Qh4 10.Be2 bxc6 11.Nc3 Nxc3 12.bxc3 Bd4 13.cxd4 0-0 14.Be3 f6 15.exf6 Rxf6+ 16.Kg1 Bf5 17.Qd2 Be4 18.h3 Qg3 19.Bf1 Raf8 20.Re1 Bxc2 21.Rc1 Be4 22.Qe2
22…Rf3!! 23.Re1 [This allows a forced mate in ten. If 23.Bd2 Rf2-+ and Black is winning.; Or 23.h4 Rxe3 24.Rh3 Rxe2 25.Rxg3 Rxa2 and Black is winning.] 23…Rxe3 24.Qxe3 [And this allows mate in two.] 24…Rxf1+ 25.Kxf1 Qxg2# 0-1