Chess puzzle #37: he didn’t see this one coming!

25 May

See the diagram. This was the position in the game Smyslow-Tolush (Moscow 1961) after black played 16. – Qd8??

Why is this a blunder? Hint: white’s answer is a neat and a bit unexpected move! It took me a while to find the correct move. Solution…

With thanks to chesstempo.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: