Rook invaders

by Oliver Reeh
11/6/2020 – In the diagram position White can win with the line opener 37.f5!. However, after Black's answer 37...gxf5 White has to avoid one last pitfall. Which he can do if he follows the motto: keep calm!

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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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Karbuncle Karbuncle 11/6/2020 09:11
I was so hung up on the threat of getting in Rf8 that I never even considered Kg1. Hard move to find!
tip4success tip4success 11/6/2020 12:30
I always enjoy the tactics with these "What's your move?" puzzles. Does solving these provide an indication of rating/strength of an individual, or simply tactical skills and some ability to calculate?! Thx Oliver!