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Daily Chess Improvement: Attacking Tactic!
3R1rk1/1N2np1p/4p2P/p4b2/1pp2B2/P3p3/KQP3q1/8 w - - 0 1
1.Qh8+ Kxh8 2.Rxf8+ Ng8 3.Be5+ f6 4.Bxf6+ Qg7 5.Bxg7#
Daily Chess Improvement: Real Game Tactic!
Shirov vs Alexander Grischuk, Linares, 2001
1. Rxh7+! Kxh7 (forced), 2. Bf8+ (discovered check) Qh5 (forced), 3. Qxh5# 1-0
Daily Chess Improvement: Must Know Endgame!
8/1pp4p/p2p4/PP1P3k/2P5/8/7K/8 w - - 0 1
1.c5 axb5 2.c6 bxc6 3.a6 c5 4.a7 Kg6 5.a8=Q Kf5 6.Qb7 Ke5 7.Qxc7 Kxd5 8.Qxh7 Kc6 9.Qe4 Kb6 10.Qd5 Kc7 11.Kg3 b4 12.Kf4 Kd7 13.Kf5 Kc7 14.Ke6 b3 15.Qxb3 d5 16.Qxd5 It's a win for white.
Daily Chess Improvement: Mate in 7!
1r1q1rk1/5p2/p1b2bpQ/1p1pP3/2p5/P1P3PB/KN3P2/7R w - - 0 1
V-2 1.Be6 Bh4 2.gxh4 fxe6 3.Qxg6+ Kh8 4.Qh5+ Kg7 5.Rg1+ Qg5 6.Rxg5#
Can you find the winning thread? A full solution is 9 moves deep on this one. White to move.
Alena, though you don't have the main line after 1. ....Ra1, it is one of the main variations. As for how to win after black's 9th move, I could not really tell you without a lot work or referring to…
Daily Chess Improvement: Decisive Chess Tactic!
5Q2/p6p/2p4n/4P2k/6pq/p6P/1r1r2P1/1B3R1K w - - 0 1
V-1 1.Qe8+ Kg5 2.Qe7+ Kh5 3.Rf5+ Nxf5 4.Qxh7+ Kg5 Qxf5+ Kh6 6.Qg6# V-2 1.Qe8+ Nf7 2.Qxf7+ Kg5 3.Qg7+ Kh5 4.Rf5+ Qg5 5.Qxg5#