It is a common adage that tactical mastery is important in improving one’s chess. In critical moments, ending a game in brilliant fashion as opposed to trudging out another 50 moves is both satisfying and asthetically pleasing. Every week, we will feature amazing examples of tactical displays here… for your enjoyment and education!
The position below is an instructive example of using various tactics to attack a king stuck in the center. Try to analyze the variation as deep as possible. No computers!!
White to play and win!