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White's 1st move is crazy to me. Why does not black respond with 1...Rxc8??? What is the catch??? Please someone tell me why.
Great puzzle, took a minute to see where it was leading...
Hard idea to see. Got it in about 2 minutes (I'm 1800 FIDE)
If 1...Rxc8 2 Qd8+ Rxd8 3 Rxd8#
A truly facsinating example of how beautiful a human mind can be!
On the puzzle, blacks reply to Nc8 could be f5
I agree Hariharan_Sundaram, black made a lot of bad moves. That was the hardest part of the puzzle, I'd never guess black would respond like that.
Well, I don't see them as "bad" moves, but simply "not the best" moves.Playing out some of the lines that Hariharan_Sundaram indicated, I still see it as a win for white. Typically, white pushes it to the point where he has a knight and four or five pawns to black's three or four pawns. But there is room for mis-plays on both sides.
There are simply too many possible variations to fully analyze.
Black Knight could have taken the white Queen in the process. The white moves were quite risky.
Excellent, thanx for sharing...
the best chess puzzle ive seen so far.
I think this was cool AND EASY!! also, i fail at getting on 1st page
4/18/2015 - Tactics In The Distance
by sahasib 4 minutes ago
Every fool can win in blitz chess !
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by GuessWhoIAm 5 minutes ago
I messed up my Danish and came up with this
by tmkroll 7 minutes ago
Why You Don't Promote Pawn to Queen
by Avexron 13 minutes ago
Chess960 (Fischer Random Chess) when it will be released on live games?
by Eseles 14 minutes ago
Only horrible people like queen endings
by Rook_n_Roll 15 minutes ago
Ignore Development at your peril
by MuhammadAreez10 16 minutes ago
won this game using the King screams like a girl opening
by yedddy 16 minutes ago
How did I do?
by LespaulLover 19 minutes ago
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