Evaluating how many pieces you have attacking the King and how isolated is the King under attack from his own defenders is the key to building a solid winning chess combination. This position is from the game Weeramantry – Trabert, Hawaii, 1977. White to play.


Weeramantry – Trabert

Result: 1-0
Site: Hawaii
Date: 1977
[…] 1.♖xg6 ♔xg6 2.♕d3+ ♔h5 (2…♔g5 3.♕f5+ ♔h4 4.♖f4# (4.g3#)) 3.♕h3+
3.♕f3+ ♔h4 (3…♔g5 4.♕f5+ ♔h4 5.♖f4# (0:00:00) 3.Qf3+) 4.g3+ (4.♕f5 ♕xc5 5.♖f4# (0:00:13) 3…Kh4) 4…♔h3 5.♕f5# (0:00:00) 2…Kh5
3…♔g5 (3…♔g6 4.♕f5#) 4.♕f5+ ♔h4 5.♖f4# (5.g3#)