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I don't get it
Why did the black Queen not take the white after the first move?.
Mate in 2. Check it out.
That was so cool.
I'm glad I saw the idea, but I was pretty much lost for the details after the first move. Which is why those guys were playing at international level and I'm not. :)
rather difficult problem, very nice
am I missing something? (why wouldn't black take the white queen during any of the first 4 moves??)
My fingers are tired from hitting the help button.
I started out okay, but move 3 -- the pawn threat -- eluded me.
Similarly, the rook to e4 eluded me, but now I see the point behind that combination. With both the black queen and black rook threatening the rook at e2, white's threat by capturing the b7 pawn when black's queen was in the b file would not work - black would attack e2.
Too difficult for me, though I got some of the tactics white was using.
Thanks duffer -- the threat to e2 is what eluded me. I mistakenly thought the pawns could cover a4. In retrospect, got everything but that.
Had trouble with this one, and I didn't get the ending
A classical and very interesting game, but the players were C. Torre with white pieces and E. Z. Adams with black. The game took place in 1920, in New Orleans. Thanx for sharing...
Hilarious! the way the black queen gets chased around the board, unable to capture the white queen, because it can't quit control of e8. But it looks like 2.a4! immediately would have worked for the same reason..... Or am I missing something?
I had to play this a few times before it made any sense. The trick is, what would happen once the black queen loses the diag. line she's on. Too hard for me, but I sure learned from this puzzle.
Hardest daily puzzle ever!
1/31/2015 - Ryklis-Ivasyuk, USSR 1982
by JOVINDSOUZA a few minutes ago
Just when you thought you've Won...
by CTB755 a few minutes ago
by Nekhemevich 2 minutes ago
How do you play against people who refuse to castle
by rbk33 8 minutes ago
moving two moves at a time
by MuhammadAreez10 10 minutes ago
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Any ways to get better?
by aj415 13 minutes ago
Group Notes Access
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by chessplayer31415926 23 minutes ago
I don't know how to play :(
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