Whitcomb Chess Castle

The middle game of chess

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Most chess battles, tactics and attacks, come in the middle game. If you’re a beginner, looking ahead is a skill worth learning. Try to imagine the position after you will make a particular move. Imagine what your opponent would be able to do.

 

In the above position, white can win the game in just a few moves. Consider a promising move for white, then envision how black might reply. That is how to approach the tactics of chess. To see how the above combination works, step-by-step, see how the combination works.

White to move and win (see the solution)