Friday, August 29, 2008

The Pin is Mightier Than the Sword

Black's knight can't recapture the queen, and so he or she resigns. Of course, that still doesn't excuse hanging the bishop with 5. Bc4.

Disclosure: I didn't invent the pun that heads this post. I saw it in a tactics book somewhere; I just can't recall which one.


Josephine Damian said...

Hey, thanks for posting this here where I could see it. I stopped playing till after my thesis is done, but at least can play vicariously through you.

Tom Panelas said...

Hi, Josephine -- thanks for stopping by. Good luck finishing your thesis!