Let’s look at a game that was played in our very own chess club this week … we’ll begin with this position: Back has put white into check with Qe1+ …
So … what’s the best response for white? Take a moment to decide …
There are several options, but only one of them wins!
Decide which of these three wins:
Only Qg1 wins !!!
What happens if I play Rg1 to black the queens threat?
Black can respond with Qe4+ … (as indicated by the green arrow). If white moves out of check with his king, the queen will attack again … and a draw is coming soon. This move results in a draw!!
The correct answer was VERY hard to find … especially under the time constraints. Below is the correct response …
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