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10/15/2012 - Using Pieces in Conjunction


  • 21 months ago · Quote · #81

    25245306

    yeah good puzzle.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #82

    shahronakm

    Very easy.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #83

    stephen_33

    tiford wrote:
    PeaceRequiresAnarchy wrote: 
     

    Your Lasker v Thomas puzzle can be solved in two moves?

    knight takes bishop (check), then queen to h7 check mate

    Thought  you had something there for a moment  but after 11.Nxf6, capture the knight with the pawn & it opens the rank for the black queen to protect the h7 pawn !

    11. Nxf6+ Rxf6 ( 11... Qxf6 12. Qxh7# ) ( 11... gxf6 12. Qxh7+ )
    12. Qxh7+ Kf8 13. Qh8#

    But you're right, capture the (white) knight with the queen or rook & it's mate in 2 or 3 moves     Smile

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #84

    dharmaraj_guru

    easy

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #85

    roy_manuel

    tough one 

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #86

    Godseeker

    very nice

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #87

    doublebruce

    14 Hours ;  Alice I am going to send you to the moon.

    Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #88

    Moora1_2012

    last page :)

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #89

    PeaceRequiresAnarchy

    tiford wrote:

    Your Lasker v Thomas puzzle can be solved in two moves?

    knight takes bishop (check), then queen to h7 check mate

    If 11.Nxf6+ then black can reply with 11...gxf6 and now white cannot mate with Qh7 because black's queen is protection h7.

    Note that this is why Thomas' 10th move was 10...Qd8e7. He foresaw your line. What he missed was that if you change the move order then the same idea now works!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #90

    rukja

    I page

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #91

    Chris_Coffey

    I now practice working out my moves, in my head, prior to moving a piece. This was a great exercise for the mind. I likes.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #92

    damongross

    It took me too much time to see the obvious.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #93

    idraz

    very easy

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #94

    littlehotpot

    easy puzzle

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #95

    abduljaleelvk

    goood1

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #96

    Mastersagar

    It is mate if you do 0-0-0 in the last move.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #97

    chilas

    good!

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #98

    Zoras

    to easy 

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #99

    Yohan_Saboba

    very easy.

  • 21 months ago · Quote · #100

    paulified22

    farooqiadv wrote:

    PUZZAL OF THE DAY-----SOLUTION----1.RF8 AND 2.Qxf8

    First of all what is white's first move?you forgot to mark down 1.Qa8+...Rf8, 2.Qxf8#,it looked confusing!!!


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