One of the most important qualities a chess player needs, is a Never Give Up attitude – chess is a game where, however bad your position, there is always hope. Rather like a boxer looking for that miracle last round knockout!
Our puzzle comes from a game played on Lichess 3 days ago.
The player with the Black pieces is 11 years old, I have been coaching him on Zoom for a couple of months, he was already a talented 10 year old when we started.
In this game he has been outplayed by a strong opponent but has sacrificed a piece to gain some swindle chances. White has just played Nd4 attacking Queen and Bishop
Black to play and Mate