Step by Step: Tactics #64
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.d4 e6 2.c4 b6 3.a3 Bb7 4.Nc3 f5 5.d5 Nf6 6.g3 Be7 7.Bg2 0–0 8.Nh3 a5 9.0–0 Na6, how did White 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
Cebalo,M (2476) – Pantaleoni,C (2205)
21st Open Bratto ITA (8), 29.08.2001
Queen’s Pawn Opening [A40]
10.d6 wins a piece for White. If 10…Bxg2 11.dxe7 Qxe7 12.Kxg2.
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