The counterattack

4/26/2011 – The opponent's exposed king lured White into playing 42.Qe6xd6 in this position, attacking the Bc6 while enhancing his own dark-squared bishop. Which continuation leads to advantage for Black now? A) 42...Rf1+ B) 42...Bxg2 C) neither nor, White is simply better The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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The counterattack

The opponent's exposed king lured White into playing 42.Qe6xd6 in this position, attacking the Bc6 while enhancing his own dark-squared bishop. Which continuation leads to advantage for Black now?

A) 42...Rf1+
B) 42...Bxg2
C) neither nor, White is simply better

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