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way too easy
a very nice puzzle.
Rh8 then Kg7
Sacrifice! When will I get this ingrained in my tactics?
Good day; bonne journée.
My first instinct was to move the pawn to g7 but, this wouldn't be mate in two.
That was the first thing I looked at also, but it was pretty obvious that the black queen could check on the next move and check repeatedly from then on. So (this being a puzzle), I immediately focused on the only check move available to white at that point. It was a sacrifice (not to be rejected off-hand when doing a puzzle), and the power of the next move was immediately evident. Black is forced to capture the rook, and put his king in a corner, and an easy move by the white king discovers a check and blocks the black king's only escape square. Sweet!
Had the same thought. It would mate, but more than 2 moves.
I would like to know how white could checkmate after 1.g7 Qb6+.
A little easy for Wednesday
There are several possible mates, finding the mate in 2 took awhile but I solved it.
I dedicate my victory to the “first pagers”. While the rest of us try to solve the daily puzzle, they say “Bah to that”. They live by their own rules. In their own minds, they can achieve success on par with the puzzle solvers without any demonstrable chess talent. It’s like they have a mental shield that protects their fragile egos. That’s what I admire. That mental shield thing. It’s like they have super powers.
It's all in the wrist.
i suck soooooo bad
by Venus-rat-trap a few minutes ago
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i bet people with membership have lower ratings than people who don't
by Venus-rat-trap 3 minutes ago
how does carlsen win every game do you know the answer
by davidZknightZ 4 minutes ago
Does anyone want to be a Great Chess Player?
by pilotk9 9 minutes ago
What percentage of chess is tactics
by Venus-rat-trap 9 minutes ago
1/30/2015 - White Draws
by TheBish 10 minutes ago
Would you expect a mathematician to make a better chess player than an artist?
by leiph18 22 minutes ago
4 years to become a chess master
by Boldchess 25 minutes ago
Fu ck youself
by kaynight 26 minutes ago
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