Chess problem no1


The mastery of chess tactics is an essential element of good chess play. The problem below is the first of a weekly series that we will post at this website for the foreseeable future. For each problem, the solution will be posted one week after the problem is displayed. Enjoy!

White to play and win

For this first problem we have to thank Dr John Nunn, one of England’s strongest Grandmasters. The problem we set is to find a move that wins the game by force.