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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
[FEN “5r2/2q2bk1/4pnpR/pB1pNp2/3P1P1Q/P1p3P1/1P4K1/8 w – – 0 39”]
How should Black respond to 39.Nd7?
Rubinstein,Akiba – Spielmann,Rudolf
San Remo (13), 01.02.1930
Colle System [D05]
1.d4 e6 2.Nd2 d5 3.Ngf3 Nf6 4.e3 c5 5.a3 cxd4 6.exd4 Bd6 7.Bd3 0-0 8.0-0 Nc6 9.Re1 Qc7 10.h3 Bd7 11.Nf1 h6 12.Ne3 a6 13.c3 b5 14.Ng4 Nxg4 15.hxg4 Bf4 16.g5 hxg5 17.Nxg5 g6 18.Qf3 Bxc1 19.Raxc1 Kg7 20.Rc2 Rae8 21.Rce2 Re7 22.Qe3 Nd8 23.f4 f6 24.Nf3 Rh8 25.g3 Nf7 26.Nh4 f5 27.Rh2 Nh6 28.Be2 Rf7 29.Kg2 Ng8 30.Reh1 Rh6 31.Nf3 Rxh2+ 32.Rxh2 Nf6 33.Ne5 Rf8 34.Qc1 a5 35.Qh1 b4 36.Rh6 Be8 37.Bb5 Bf7 38.Qh4 bxc3
39…Qxd7!! 0-1 White let his time expire rather than play out 40.Bxd7 cxb2 41.Qh1 Rb8 42.Qb1 Kxh6.