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Quiz of the Week

30th January 2002

Black has sacrificed a pawn for open lines.
Which of the listed moves for Black is best?
3 points for correct answers returned on 6th February

a) Rb8 - b6 Pinning the bishop, but vacating the back rank, and allowing the crushing reply Rd8+ and then Bh6. 0 points
b) Bg7 - e5 Putting the rook in a dilemma - if it moves to safety theBishop on c6 can be taken. 3 points.
c) Bg7 x b2 Winning the pawn back, but no more. 1 point
d) Be4 x c6 Swapping off pieces when it was not necessary. 1 point

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