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 has been working for ChessBase for many years as a translator and presenter of the internet show TV ChessBase, and he also looks after the tactics column in ChessBase Magazine, for which he has also been responsible as editor-in-chief since 2019. The International Master has contributed to the CB "MasterClass" series and is the author of the DVDs "Strike like the World Champions" and "Master Class Tactics - Train your combination skills!" Volumes 1 & 2. Oliver Reeh lives in Hamburg.


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