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I found the first move quite fast, but after 1. ... Qb5, I meant to follow up with 2. a4.
It seemed like a win since the Black Queen is out of squares to cover e8 - but now I see 2...Qxe2!! and it's White who will be mated on the back rank: 3. Rxe2 Rc1+ and the game is over. So I have to give it to Adams, he played it brilliantly!
very nice puzzle
long and difficult
It is hard
not easy for me never the less logical
Does everyone need to say the same damn thing over and over? First and nice are just lame. Any respectable board would consider that spam and deal with posts and posters who make those posts as they should be dealt with.
The spam ruins any chance of good discussion occuring about a daily problem.
one the best puzzles i've ever seen...
Interesting ideas about this puzzle:
Even though white continues to offer up the queen, she's not disposable. For example, if 1...Qd8 or Qc7, 2. Qxc8 wins for white because black needs an equal number of defenders to counter white's rook pair (when it's white's turn).
However, if after 2....Qb5 white plays 3. Qxc8, white loses because of 3...Rxc8 because black still has 2 pieces defending e8 after the exchange.
Ok, it is obvious why black cannot take white's queen, but could someone explain to me why black could not have pushed a pawn to allow his king an escape? Or possibly move the king a space closer to the rook to defend it? What are the problems with those moves?
very very very very very very very very Good
Very difficult for me - but many of the comments helped me see the point! Many thanbks to many of you for posting.
Very difficult & interesting, but we can see soon the point.
I was wondering the same thing......
Because the Black queen has no defender. If black moves a pawn then white just takes black's queen.
it didn't come to me that black queen to g4 isn't a good option. a very nice puzzle. haha! really hard. :))
Looking ordinary position ,but nice solution for this game
only frist move :/
i think white did it the long way.why didn't he kill the rook at c8 at the second step.
Analysis please :) (I feel that this guy used an engine)
by IMpatzer a few minutes ago
How many grand masters are there?
by I_been_thinkin 3 minutes ago
why some of one is telling that this tournament it too hard , stop that imagin
by Raspberry_Yoghurt 7 minutes ago
what tactic book help u get over that hump
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Post your multiple sacrifice game!
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Learning 1.e4 e5 thoroughly
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