Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Krejcik Queen Trap
Today’s trap is known as the Krejcik queen trap. As the name indicates, the result is to trap the queen.
In the following game, the queen is surprisingly trapped in 6 moves!!
Even more surprising is the fact that the same trap occurred in a second game played by the same players and … also in 6 moves!!!
But this time with reverse colours.
This trap happened in a blitz competition and between two inexperienced players. It is an unusual trap and you will never see a trapped queen so early in a serious tournament.
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