Step by Step: Tactics #63
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. Also, be sure to subscribe to our Daily Chess Puzzle email.
After the moves 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 d5 3.d3 Nf6 4.Bg5 d4 5.Ne4, how did Black win?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
Fernandez,Jor (2264) – Garbarino,R (2397)
Copa Clarin Villa Martelli ARG (5), 30.10.2001
English Opening [A13]
5…Nxe4! 1-0 wins a piece for Black. If 6.Bxd8 Bb4+ 7.Qd2 Bxd2+ 8.Kd1 Nxf2+ 9.Kxd2 Kxd8.
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