Saturday, July 05, 2008

 

Daily Tactic July 5, 2008

Paul Morphy - Henry Bird. London, 1858.
Bird plays ...f6 and Morphy demonstrates why that is a mistake. Do you see Morphy's move?

And the whole game:

Puzzles/Morphy-Bird-1858.pgn

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Dang, I should have got that one, but I was looking for a way to fork the king and queen in a way that would allow the knight to take the queen.
 
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