Turning point

by Oliver Reeh
4/11/2020 – In the diagram, White has just played 31.Qc2, threatening both Qc8+ and Qxh7. Your choice for Black: resign ... or get the advantage!

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Too late

One move earlier, 30.Qc2! would have been quite strong. However: "It still seems that White wins, but I had prepared a nice surprise there ..." - Romain Edouard in CBM 194 Extra.


ChessBase Magazine Extra 194

CBM 194 Extra



Oliver Reeh is an International Master, lives in Hamburg, and plays for the "Hamburger Schachklub" in the "Bundesliga". He is a long-time member of the ChessBase team, and regularly entertains and educates readers with his tactic column in the ChessBase Magazine. He is also co-author of the popular DVDs on Bobby Fischer, Mihhail Tal, Alexander Alekhine, and José Raul Capablanca appearing in the ChessBase Master Class Series.


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