Today’s tactics are all from round 1 of the very strong European Individual Championship (Kosovo). A total of 245 participants, of which 103 are grandmasters. Representatives from 39 countries. Prizes totalling 120,000 euros.
The following example is from the game Cheparinov versus Atakisi. The Bulgarian superstar had sacrificed a piece for two strong passed pawns. Just at the critical moment he overlooked a simple way to win the game: