Friday, October 28, 2011

Defenders need to calculate, too

A simple but pleasing example from the very first quiz page of Jeff Coakley's Winning Chess Exercises For Kids.  (You may not have realized that you're teaching your students an introduction to geometry!)

 White to play: what's White's best move?

1 comment:

Chris Falter said...

1. Qd1 (a backwards move, therefore harder to find) defends both pieces attacked by black's queen fork.