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Nice checkmate!

  • cjus
  • | Aug 23, 2009 at 12:16 PM
  • | Posted in: cjus's Blog
  • | 657 reads
  • | 2 comments

White mates in five moves:

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  • 5 years ago

    cjus

    Was counting in terms of plys.  Old computer chess habit ;-)

    1. Qxh6+

    2. ... gxh6

    3. Nxf7+

    4. ... Rxf7

    5. Rg8++

  • 5 years ago

    bangalos

    I think it is mate in 3.

    1. Qxh6+ gxh6.

    2. Nxf7+

    Note that g file is now open and under control of the Rook. So, King cannot move onto g file. The only square on h file is h7, which is under control of f7 knight. So, 2...Rxf7 is force.

    3. Rg8+ is mate.

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