Tactics please: Open Invitation

by Oliver Reeh
7/7/2014 – Oliver Reeh knows how important tactics are. After all, he's been writing the tactics column in the ChessBase Magazine for many years. From now on, he will challenge you every week with a tricky task. Go to "Challenge", take a look at the diagram and find the best move for White. If you think you got it, click on "solution". Challenge...

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Open Invitation


In the diagram position Black played 32...gxf4 and allowed White's queen to check on g6. How do you assess the position after 33.Qg6+ Kf8? White ...


A) mates
B) has to give perpetual check
C) loses

 

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Oliver Reeh has been authoring the tactics section in the ChessBase Magazine for many years. Recently, the Magazine introduced a new, exciting feature to the column: the interactive video format, which allows you to test variations directly and to get immediate feedback. Try and enjoy!

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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.