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Daily Chess Improvement: Classic Tactic Pattern!

To be a strong player, you need to learn and recognize a lot of tactical patterns. This one should take you no more than a few seconds.

White to move. How should white proceed?

  1. Qxh7+!! Kxh7, 2. Rh4+ Kg7, 3. Bh6+ Kh7/h8, 4. Bf8# (discovered check & mate) 1-0

Very elementary today. 1. Qxh7+ Kxh7 2. Rh4+ Kg7 3. Bh6+ Kh7 4. Bf8#