Wrong direction

by Oliver Reeh
4/22/2023 – In the diagram position Black must decide what to do with the attacked knight d5: 16...Nf4! is okay, the game move, however, was 16...Nb4??. The refutation - entirely up to you!

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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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oxygenes oxygenes 4/22/2023 03:55
More complex trap 16.Rfe1 would be playable too. 16.- Nb4 17.Qc1 Nxd3 18.Rxd3 and if 18.- Bb7?, then 19.Bxg7 Kxg7 20.Ng3 and black can to say "Houston, we have a problem".