Fighting like Kilkenny cats

12/21/2012 – The strike 27...Bxg2 leaves the black queen en prise on c7, but rips open the g-file for a discovered check. The line 28.Qxc7 Bf3+ 29.Bg2 Rxg2+ 30.Kf1 Rxh2 ... A) ... leads to a winning mate attack for Black; B) ... is enough for a perpetual check; C) ... allows White a countertrick to keep the advantage. ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.

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Fighting like Kilkenny cats

The strike 27...Bxg2 leaves the black queen en prise on c7, but rips open the g-file for a discovered check. The line 28.Qxc7 Bf3+ 29.Bg2 Rxg2+ 30.Kf1 Rxh2 ...
A) ... leads to a winning mate attack for Black;
B) ... is enough for a perpetual check;
C) ... allows White a countertrick to keep the advantage.

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