Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Daily Tactic January 7, 2014

Barnes, Thomas Wilson - Morphy, Paul, London, 1858.
Barnes was one of the leading British chess masters at the time of Paul Morphy's visit to the UK in 1858. Barnes had the happy fortune of having the best record against Morphy during the latter's visit, winning eight games and losing nineteen. wikipedia
Black (Morphy) to move. Can you see his surprising move and why it is winning?

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