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The smothered mate is a much more pleasing option :P
The smothered mate works too, but it takes 5 moves
very good puzzle.
nice puzzle. I love the mates in 4+.
I was also looking for the smothered mate. haha Anytime there is a knight around that corner it is a good idea to have that idea. :)
I thought it would be smothered mate.
i thought so too.. turns out the actual solution to be much better :D
other way: 1. Qd6+ Ka8 2. Nc7+ Kb8 3. Na6+ Ka8 4. Qb8+! Rxb8 5. Kc7#
Nice Knight/Queen teamwork.
Easy one,all move's were check,and all forced except move three,if black move's 3.Nxe8...Kc8, 4.Qc7#.Thank's Chess.Com,good day chess head's.Title made it sound harder,but it was not hard at all!!!
Even if I was presented with this mate in a game, I would completely ignore it for the rare opportunity to get a Philodore's mate!
Know what you mean... think I would play Kc8 as black out of spite!
by trakoz 4 minutes ago
Is there any other way than this?
by notmtwain 7 minutes ago
Solution to Avoid Lots of Sicilian Theory
by TJBChess 7 minutes ago
12/26/2014 - Karpov-Huebner, Montreal 1979
by christophe1jassogne2 9 minutes ago
A Draw I'm Happy With
by hicetnunc 10 minutes ago
do Americans really see Bobby as one of the greatest players
by eliz_iza990 11 minutes ago
Too late to become GM?
by Jadulla 14 minutes ago
by chyss 17 minutes ago
Why is it better to castle than leaving the King where he was?
by christophe1jassogne2 17 minutes ago
What do u call this? "Idiotsmate" uh
by MuhammadAreez10 21 minutes ago
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