Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Krejcik Trap Reloaded
The quickest way for winning a chess game is to capture the opponent’s queen. That uses to happen with high probability when playing the queen too early in the game.
A genuine specialist in that tactical resource was Josef Krejcik.
Josef Emil Krejcik (1885-1957) was an Austrian chess player, problemist, journalist and author. Born in Vienna he participated in many local tournaments but without brilliant results.
If you remember the “Krejick trap”, then you will recognize the pattern in today’s game
Krejcik was not one of the greatest chess players in his time but he played with aggressive style and used to set up very dangerous traps.
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