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Daily Chess Improvement: Sharp Tactic!

White is in a bit of a bind. Even though white has a strong attack on the Kingside, white is down on materials.

White to move. How should white proceed?

V-1

1.Nh6+ Kf8
2.Nf5 exf5
3.Rxh7 any move
4.Rh8#

V-2

1.Nh6+ Kf8
2.Nf5 gxf5
3.Rxh7 any move
4.Rh8#

  1. Nh6+ Kf8, 2. Nf5! exf5 (or 2...gxf5), 3. Rxh7 and Black has no defense against 4. Rh8.
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