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I'm terrible at these middle-of-the-board mates
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1. g4+ k-e5 2.r-e7+ b-e5 3.rxb5#
No, I tried the same thing, but moving the pawn loses protection on your f3 knight and the king can capture it.
I'd see if there's still a mate from there and how long if I were more awake. But I'm not.
can't you do
good one :)
there is another force checkmate but in 4 move.
1.Ng3+ Kf4 2.Rf7+ Bf6 3.Rxf6+ gxf6 4.Rxf6#
Thanks, Naziri, for posting that line. I was unable to see the 1. g4+ solution; 1. Ng3 was my first choice for the opening move. I'm quite sure I would have followed with 2. Rf7+ (I was sort of oblivious to the lurking bishop and would have been surprised by 2. ... Bf6, but I think I would have seen my way through it to 4. Rxf6#)
I'm surprised I didn't want to try that, because I (like daruma) did not see the lurking bishop that would interpose at f6 and spoil it all.
You have to love checkmate with a pawn, so much satisfaction there!
Very cool one! Count, I press 4 and what's instuctive is that mostly all the pieces have a role in the game and the king is devastatedly checkmated in the middle of the board with all of it's pieces far away for help. This is a very instructive, cool, and fun puzzle for players of all levels to learn something.
What about 1.Ng3
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