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Why couldn't you keep the queen and try with Ne7?
jogd in #171 proposes as a solution to the daily puzzle:
1. Ne7+ Kf8, 2Nxc6
That does put white a knight ahead, but black immediately responds with 2. ... Qxe4, and white's advantage is very slight.
Better to capture the knight and force a queens trade.
In the Beltran vs Marin game (posted by abo_tamem_2012 in#161, white could have extended it longer, but not prevented the checkmate:
1. ... exf3,2. Rg1 Qxe2,3. Qf1 f2+4. Qg2 Bxg2+ (4. Rg2 Qxf1#)5. Rxg2 f1=Q+ (5.Kxg2 f1=Q++, 6. Kh1 Qeg2#)6. Rg1 Qeg2#
yea yea easy as cake
Q sac & KillerK simple & wonderful
I have solved this puzzle.
nice puzzle, thanks. took a moment... oh, yeah FORK!!! MEOW to allyou chess lovers...
very very easy
A nice fork... Thanks!
Didn't see the Queen exchange from the off.
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Why not Ke7+ ? K black can't take because Qxe8# If Qxe7 then Qxc6 and black are oblige to defend and in the same time white defends e4.
1.Ne7+ Qxe7 2.Qxc6 g6 and how exactly is white winning?
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