Death rides a horse

7/25/2010 – This was the favourite example of yours truly in the tactics section of CBM 131 and also one of the first multiple choice questions. How would you assess the situation after 33...Nc4? A) White has a beautiful strike, deciding the game in his favour. B) Black has sufficient resources to fend off the attack, he wins. C) With best play the game will end in a draw. The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Death rides a horse
This was the favourite example of yours truly in the tactics section of CBM 131 and also one of the first multiple choice questions. How would you assess the situation after 33...Nc4?

A) White has a beautiful strike, deciding the game in his favour.
B) Black has sufficient resources to fend off the attack, he wins.
C) With best play the game will end in a draw.

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