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Seen this before. I forget the game.
I found that puzzle quite tough.....brilliant play from white
NM I'm not sure again.
No, I think you're right. After 2.a4 Qxe2 3.Rxe2 Rc1+! (not 3...Rxe2?) 4.R or Ne1 and black mates on e1 next move. Nice. I guess Adams knew something about this game....
Ok, and that threat doesn't work on 4. a4 because the white queen is now blocking the c-rook's path to c1. All right. Now what happens if black takes e2 at that point anyway?
4.a4 Rxe2 5.Qxc8+ (ah, the check!) Re8 6.RxR (that other rook is still on e1!) QxR 7.QxQ# ..............OR 4.a4 Qxe2 5.RxQ RxR (5...RxQ 6.RxR#) 6.QxR#. I need a drink...
I struggled. Got the first move o/k but mystified with moves 2 - 4. Only just realized why 4.Qxb7 is no good. Humbling & wonderful.
P.S. - I keep seeing black & white squares even when I close my eyes: Is that bad ?
Best one I've seen in a long time.
Not as bad as seeing the Checkered Demon!
ive seen it or perhaps played it in real life or my dreams
the whole idea of course was to deflect the queen
wow this one's terrible
very difficult..i think yes but i had fun trying to figure it out
Why didn't black take the queen? There was nothing protecting it!
Very intresting approach
The secret is understand that the black queen can't protect the black tower besides the king.
>A very good puzzle<Thank you
I understand nnow- that's absolutely brilliant. If black loses the queen, white's rook will come sweeping down, get taken, then the other rook swings down for mate
didnt solved.too hard for little sleeped head
He timed out not me?!
by punkerton 3 minutes ago
I am quitting chess.
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Tactics Trainer - try vs computer
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If Fischer would played Karpov for the World Champion, who would win?
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Can Karpov become world champion again?
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Looking to expand and strengthen my opening repertoire
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want to get insulted for free ?
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