Easy Chess Tips: Problem 2


What is the best move for Black? Why?

Black to move and gain a decisive advantage.


Video Analysis

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The key to the problem in this video is to notice that White's Bishop is hard at work as the second guard to the e1 Rook. Black can "remove the guard" with Nxg3+!

After hxg3 Rxe1+, Rxe1 Rxe1+ delivers Black a winning advantage.

Source Material

  1. I used the free analysis board on https://lichess.com​​ for this chess problem.

  2. The screenshot was made on Gameknot.com. Check out Gameknot and play for FREE at: https://gameknot.com/#hirohurl (Search for "hirohurl" when you join, and challenge me to a game!)

  3. T. E. Klemm, 100 Chess Problems for the Rest of Us, available on Kindle.

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