Uprooting the knight...

10/4/2010 – ... on c4 had been the idea of Black's preceding sacrifice, and his last move 26...Qxd3 attacked both this piece and the rook on c2. What do you think, which continuation leads to an advantage for White now? A) 27.Qxf7+ Kh7 28.Rd2 B) 27.b3 Rxb3 28.Qxf7+ Kh7 29.Ne5 C) Neither The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Uprooting the knight on c4 had been the idea of Black's preceding sacrifice, and his last move 26...Qxd3 attacked both this piece and the rook on c2. What do you think, which continuation leads to an advantage for White now?

A) 27.Qxf7+ Kh7 28.Rd2
B) 27.b3 Rxb3 28.Qxf7+ Kh7 29.Ne5
C) Neither

Solution