From a 1964 game between Larry Evans (White) and Mikhail Tal. Tal to play and win!

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4 thoughts on “Chess Tactic: Tricky Tal”

  • Dasiya Kusbandi says :

    1. … f5+
    2.gxf6 h5+
    3.Kxh5 Qf3+
    4.Kg5 Qxf6+
    5.QxQ gxQ+
    6.Kxf6 RxR
    7.d6 b4
    8.d7 bxa3
    9.bxa3 Kf8
    10.h5 Rb6+
    11.Kg5 Ke7
    12.h6 Kxd7
    13.h7 Rb8
    14.Kg6 Kc6
    15.Kg7 Kb5
    16.h8=Q RxQ
    17.KxR Ka4
    Black wins.

  • Dasiya Kusbandi says :

    The following line looks more convincing.
    1. … f5+
    2.gxf6 h5+
    3.Kxh5 Qf3+
    4.Kg5 Qxf6+
    5.QxQ gxQ+
    6.Kxf6 RxR
    7.d6 …
    (If 7.Ke7 then 7. … Rb7+ etc.)
    7. … Kf8
    8.Ke6 Ke8 etc.
    Black wins.

  • Dasiya Kusbandi says :

    Another line showing Tal’s trick.
    1. … f5+
    2.gxf6 h5+
    3.Kxh5 Qf3+
    4.Kg5 Qxf6+
    5.QxQ gxQ+
    6.Kxf6 RxR
    7.Ke7 Rb7+
    8.Ke8 b4
    9.d6 bxa3
    10.bxa3 Rb3
    11.d7 Re3+!
    12.Kd8 Rxa3
    13.Ke7 Rd3
    Black wins.

  • Bladimir says :

    Yo opino que 1. …, h5+! es la jugada. Si 2. Rxh5, Df3++. Entonces si 2. gxh a.p., f5+!: 3. Rxf5, Df3+!; 4. Rg6 Ășnica, Dg5++. Si 4. Df4, Dxf4+ y 5. Txb8 ganando.

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