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1/20/2012 - Mate in 5


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #101

    Gm_andrewfeng

    The title should be called:1/20/2012 -What a pin!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #102

    RookPFeynman

    Very nice! This is why capturing the rook at f2 is a no no!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #103

    chessmaster_shivam

    i didnt see the pin...that was cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #104

    ZayarShay

    cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #105

    jihadoff

    the  pawn was able to kill the queen . was not cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #106

    JesusFreakGirl

    Bubatz wrote:
    JesusFreakGirl wrote:

    Question from a new person...why wouldn't the pawn just kill the queen?


    It can't because it is pinned by the bishop.

    I don't understand...what does it mean to be pinned?


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #107

    Christopher_D

    preety goooood!!!Money mouthCoolLaughingSurprised

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #108

    tanmay_chakrabarti

    not bad.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #109

    manujames

    love it

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #110

    szammie

    Nice.

    SZ.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #111

    Gil-Gandel

    JesusFreakGirl wrote:
    Bubatz wrote:
    JesusFreakGirl wrote:

    Question from a new person...why wouldn't the pawn just kill the queen?


    It can't because it is pinned by the bishop.

    I don't understand...what does it mean to be pinned?



    Means the pawn can't take, or Black would be putting himself in check.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #112

    Gil-Gandel

    slowhare wrote:

    Problem with this puzzle before it starts, black would not have left white's Queen standing.

     


    And if the puzzle had said "Black to move" you'd have had a point. If. Duh.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #113

    elbowgrease

    easy one :-)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #114

    amartyarr

    Congrats to those who noticed it. It was pretty easy if you ask me, if you noticed the bishop.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #115

    BlueDrift

    pritch2012 wrote:

    Why Qa4 instead of Kb8 by black?


     If:

     

    1. ...      Kb8??

    2. Ra8+!   Kxa8 (forced)

    3. Qa7+  Kb8 (forced)

    4. Qxb7#

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #116

    snaresh86

    good one... I missed the pin at b7 initially.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #117

    DreamsHunter

    not bad

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #118

    cottonelle

    WOW white had to sacrifice a lot of peices in order to win. At least the queen suvivedLaughing


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #119

    Scottstallion

    That took some work on my account because I saw the king retreating to B-8....Sometimes I just don't get you guy'sUndecided

    Thinking ...just keep thinkingCool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #120

    JesusFreakGirl

    Gil-Gandel wrote:
    JesusFreakGirl wrote:
    Bubatz wrote:
    JesusFreakGirl wrote:

    Question from a new person...why wouldn't the pawn just kill the queen?


    It can't because it is pinned by the bishop.

    I don't understand...what does it mean to be pinned?



    Means the pawn can't take, or Black would be putting himself in check.


    Oh ok! I see it now that you said it. Thank you all very, very much! :)


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