During this year alone ChessCafe.com published 216 columns and features, with 684 pages of content, including 26 ebooks, 25 videos, and 90 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!
[FEN “5rk1/2p2r1p/p1pp2p1/4p1q1/PPPnP3/3P2P1/1Q1R1RKP/4N3 b – – 0 28”]
How should Black follow up on 28…Qe3 29.Kf1?
Mason,James – Gunsberg,Isidor
USA-06.Congress New York (6), 1889
Italian Game [C54]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d3 d6 5.Be3 Bb6 6.c3 Nf6 7.Nbd2 Qe7 8.a4 Be6 9.Bb5 Bxe3 10.fxe3 a6 11.Bxc6+ bxc6 12.b4 0-0 13.0-0 Ng4 14.Qe2 f5 15.exf5 Bxf5 16.e4 Bd7 17.Nc4 Nf6 18.Ne3 g6 19.c4 Nh5 20.g3 Bh3 21.Rf2 Ng7 22.Qb2 Ne6 23.Re1 Rf7 24.Ree2 Raf8 25.Ne1 Nd4 26.Rd2 Qg5 27.N3g2 Bxg2 28.Kxg2 Qe3 29.Kf1
29…Nb3!! 0-1 If 30.Qxb3 Rxf2+; or 30.Rde2 Rxf2+ 31.Rxf2 Nd2+!.