Skip to content

Daily Chess Puzzle

April 28, 2019

Today’s problem is from the recent Bangkok Open. A lovely finish by my school mate Nigel Short can’t go unpublished in this blog.

As is my custom, I only say which side is to play: and not giving an idea if the move wins or otherwise, unless on occasion I think signposting would be helpful. Instead, the problems are posed with the instruction to decide what you would play, as in a game.

 

White to play

Pos94

Short v Avinash, Bangkok 2019

 

Solution

1 Re6! and Black resigned, since if 1…Ke6 then 2 Qd5+!! Kd5[] 3 Bc4 mate.

Pos95

FEN

r2qn3/r1pn1kbp/1pR1ppp1/1P1p4/PB1P1P2/1Q2P1P1/3N3P/R4BK1 w – – 0 1

From → Chess

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: