12/6/2011 - Mate in 3

• 4 years ago · Quote · #81

kill the queen!!!

• 4 years ago · Quote · #82

I've been distracted lately.  I started writing that this was a Monday puzzle and was easier than yesterday's Sunday puzzle.  But now I realize it is Tuesday already.  It is getting tough to tell what day it is from the difficulty of the daily puzzle.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #83

Done

• 4 years ago · Quote · #84

Very easy

• 4 years ago · Quote · #85

Easy does it! The Queen sacrifice once and again and the rest was obvious.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #86

Like it :=)

• 4 years ago · Quote · #87

so damn hard

• 4 years ago · Quote · #88

Easy done in first.... tks..

• 4 years ago · Quote · #89

There are solutions for black that resolve in many more moves, and possibly weasling out of a problem. For instance, Ra5-Ra5 and then moving the h pawn forward.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #90
ranrod wrote:

though I want to improve and think critically about these puzzles, I couldn't help but think, "how do I sacrifice the queen this time?"

+1

• 4 years ago · Quote · #91

Nh6 first move..Why lose the Q?

• 4 years ago · Quote · #92

You didn't need to sacrifice the queen for the mate but good puzzle.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #93

I like this one!

• 4 years ago · Quote · #94
PAWNAROUND wrote:

Nh6 first move..Why lose the Q?

1. Nh6 Be7 seems to hold the line - there's no mate on g8 or f7, and if White plays 2. Rxe7?? he loses.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #95

Another Queen sack. I wish that would happen in one of my games. I guess they are trying to show how to set it up, but I either usually end up with a winning queen, queen trade, or a loss.

• 4 years ago · Quote · #96

got it!!!!!!!

• 4 years ago · Quote · #97

Why do i always have to sacrifice my queen? If I hadn't it would've been Mate in 2... (rook e8 -> rook f8 -> mate in 2 without having to sacrifice my queen -.-)

• 4 years ago · Quote · #98

nice

• 4 years ago · Quote · #99

Q sac

• 4 years ago · Quote · #100

Another Queen sac!