Monday, December 22, 2008
Forcing Chess Move
I've been reading Charles Hertan's Forcing Chess Moves. It looks pretty good so far (I just finished the first chapter; I'll write a review when I've finished the book). It may be pitched just a bit low for me, but it has some very nice positions in it. Here's one:
White to play
Solution in the comments.
A common theme in problems, with both rooks pinned and two mates threatening (Rdxf8# or Qxg7#) while black can prevent only one of them and the rook on f7 is tabu due to the pins.