Frank Marshall’s Octopus Knight
The following game is a splendid example for Marshall’s attacking skills and his feel for the initiative. His novelty on move 12 was a crucial part of his strategy.
And here’s another mate in two problem – but this one is cooked. You have to find BOTH ways to checkmate in two moves. White to play and mate in 2.
Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which numbers 28 volumes to date. The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his most recent DVD.
Here’s a teaser:
Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.