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mate in 3 1 Qxe8 any 2 Qxf7+ Kh8 3. Qxf7# if 1... Kh8 then 2 Qxf8#
If it is mate in 3 more moves, then the puzzle should have allowed us to play the mate out rather than do one move that means naff all!!
I like the banter about continuing the attack, would have been helpful if that was added to the puzzle, after all it is Sunday and we do have time to think,,..
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whats the meaning? what was the learning point of this puzzle?
Escavating = the escalated excavation of the opponent's chess pieces..."quick captures"...first coined at chess.com...
Ng6(any) will prevent mate in 3
@ MrWangler...he can block with Ng8
wtf? escavating is not a word!!! do they mean excavating?
too ez, they should atleast let up play till the checkmate
dude.....that was really basic
Others may have pointed this out, but:1. ... Kh82. Qxf8+ Ng8 (2, Qxf8 was not mate)
Someone else (icfseth) pointed out that 1. ... Ng6 protects against 2. Qxf8
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