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4/17/2012 - Mate in 5


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #41

    JonathanTee

    luv the smother

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #42

    Dragon_spark1

    very good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #43

    radufl

    Nice puzzle. Dont get the guys who complain! It's just a puzzle to start your day - you want something competitive play a match with a top player.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #44

    Imaginary_Opposition

    the first variation boards above have not loaded for me but the other mate in 5 (yes 5 not 6) seems to work just as well and involves blocking the defence rather than sac'ing the queen... any thoughts as to why this would not work:

    1:Qe6+ Kh8

    2:Nf7+ Kg6

    3:Nd8+ Kh8 (Kf8 leads to immediate mate)

    4:Qe8+ Qf8 (only available blocking move)

    5:QxQ (for a 5 move mate)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #45

    yasir-cruise

    coool one had rough time n it :/

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #46

    yoursisnodisgrace

    Nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #47

    Shahaliyev99

    First!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #48

    Eris_Discordia

    Nice concept but too obvious.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #49

    aj6783

    nice mate

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #50

    Scottrf

    This variation was first played in 1497 by Juan Ramirez Lucena of Spain if I remember correctly Cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #51

    marwanradman123

    Philidor Legacy !!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #52

    waynedickinson2

    that was sweet

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #53

    pdesmond

    Very nice, blocking the black queen with his own man.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #54

    kyleevon

    best ending in a long time

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #55

    nitch09

    Tongue outi have this puzzle before!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #56

    Mathematics

    easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #57

    SkyXtreme

    EASY..

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #58

    NQChien

    yeewassup wrote:

    usually these puzzles are well thought out, but i seem to see another mate in 5, is there anything wrong with:

     

    not saying that this puzzle isn't well thought out

    You are quite right, but the Nh6+ route is in somewhat more generic; it also works when White's queen is far away on the diagonal a2-g8 (not necessary at e6.)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #59

    Dueling_Daddy

    Would you guys stop saying "too easy" on these puzzles. It seems the people with much higher ratings than you and I  like them quite well.It's embarrassing .

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #60

    Dueling_Daddy

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