By Mark Donlan
Step by Step: Tactics is designed to test and improve your basic tactical skills. For best results, play the position out over-the-board and think for as long as you need without moving the pieces. You can also print out this page and use it as a workbook exercise in a classroom setting.
After the moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 c5 4.exd5 Qxd5 5.Ngf3 cxd4 6.Bc4 Qd6 7.0-0 Nc6 8.Ne4 Qc7 9.Nxd4 Nxd4 10.Qxd4, why was 11.Ne7 a mistake?Scroll down for more options
Circle the type of tactics that were involved in this puzzle:
- Discovered Attack
- Double Attack
- En Prise
- Removing the Guard
- Trapped Piece
Podhraski,D (2123) – Sivic,Jernej
12th Open Ljubljana SLO (5), 27.06.2001
French Defense [C07]
11.Nd6+ caused Black to resign. If Black does not play 11…Qxd6, and plays 11…Kd8 instead, then White wins with the windmill tactic 12.Nxf7+ Ke8 13.Nd6+ Kd8 14.Nxb7+, etc..
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