Attack and defence

5/24/2011 – White's pieces are clearly targeting the black king. What would be your evaluation of the position after the sequence 20.Ng5 (diagram) hxg5 21.Nxg7 with the idea 22.Qh5+?  A) dangerous attack for White; B) advantage to Black; C) balanced if both sides follow up correctly (perpetual check). A toughie! The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Attack and defence

White's pieces are clearly targeting the black king. What would be your evaluation of the position after the sequence 20.Ng5 (diagram) hxg5 21.Nxg7 with the idea 22.Qh5+? 

A) dangerous attack for White;
B) advantage to Black;
C) balanced if both sides follow up correctly  (perpetual check).

A toughie!

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