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ACED from first try. GREAT PUZZLE!
shows the true beauty of an all out attack!!!
why does black always lose?
Not 5.Kxg2, because 5....,Bd5+. Good puzzle.
@tatatatatata- 1.Bf6 Rg8, 2.Bxg7+ (leads to mate in 5 because every white move is a check).
Yes, the full line would be:
1. Bf6 Rg8, 2. Bxg7+ Rxg7, 3.Rd8+ Rxd8 4. Rxd8+ Rg8 5. Qxd8#(or 5. Rxd8#).
The point is that black must respond to a check on the three next moves, and he doesn't have the chance to delay the checkmate with a Queen sacrifice at g2.
Nice one.Please be relevant, helpful & nice!
Exactly. Do that, or take on the vulnerable g7 with the Queen and make it mate in 4. Either line is shorter than the six.
Yes, 1.Bf6 Rg8, 2.Qxg7+ is better.
That was the first puzzle I solved on chess.com without any help or errors!
6D > 7D forces black queen to move into an awkward position, or get eliminated by a tower.
When the black queen moves, 7D can move to 7F - and that seems to be game.
Many ways black can answer that.
One line:1, Rd7 Qb8, 2. Rxf7 Qxe5, 3. Bf6 Qxf6, 4.Rxf6 gxf6, 5. Rd7 Rg8.....
I just don' see 1. Rd7 winning,
cool- love these kind of puzzles!
Thank goodness you understood that notation duff cause I didn't get that when I first read it lol. Great analysis duff!
One thing I would add FJwith is that White's back rank is weak as hell.
From 1. Rd7 the queen could also sacrifice outright 1.. Qxd7 to kill off momentum of the attack and use the pawn to pressure the back rank and add a promote threat
There is so many ways to go from there, this is just one line, but this takes two rooks away for a queen and really takes away a lot of White's attacking power. 1. Rd7 just kills the momentum.
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