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if n.c8 can black make an escape through pf6 or pg6 ? help...
Yep, I too think with pawn f6 black can escape.
did i mis something because it looked like the knight could just take the queen
why didn't the rook take the knight and why didn't the knight take the queen?
rook mates....i'm trying to figure out if black can avoid mate by pf6 or/g6fairly sure everything works out for white. PAWN MOVES WILL ALLOW BLACK AN ESCAPE THOUGH LOSE MATERIAL.
Excellent combination of tactics. I have solved this puzzle.
as several have pointed out, an early move by black to f6 would have allowed him to escape; doubt if most GMs would miss it.
Not an easy one...
what a thing of beauty.... true attacking prowess
this one was good
Brilliant Queen Sacrifice!!!
Hard this time
What am I missing? I think black would have captured the knight with the rook or knight making this simply a knight give away and not a move that leads to mate. But like I started out saying, what am I missing?
This one was tough.
I think some of the posters here are off their medications. Just because YOU don't understand the nuances doesn't make the puzzle stupid.
After first move everything is much easier
uff ... nice one!
12/6/2013 - Mate in 8
by thedragon21 a few minutes ago
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by badger_song 7 minutes ago
cant unusual openings be used to fox stronger opponents more often than not?
by kohai 9 minutes ago
12/5/2013 - Too Many Attackers, Too Little Defenders
by mehrdad-shirzad 10 minutes ago
Chess Is Garbage, Here Are My Own Openings
by ifoody 17 minutes ago
Carlsen is mediocre - my analyses
by badger_song 19 minutes ago
by Rsava 25 minutes ago
Alekhine's Defense Brilliancy - destroyed a guy in only 7 moves :O
by Keichuu 28 minutes ago
Pawn Promotion Bug
by CRShelton 32 minutes ago
BUG: Pawn killing my other peice when moving in a different way.
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