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237th post and it was a great puzzle
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
i thought about that as well. good alternative
yeewassup, how about 3...Kf8?
i know there is a name for this mate.....
what about that?
theres a second solution
Is it me or is there another way?
1. Qe6+ Kg8
2. Nf7+ Kh8
3. (1) Nd8+ Kf8
3. (2) Nd8+ Kg8
4. (1) Qf7#
4. (2) Qe8+ Qf8
smothered mate - nice combination to know
SMOTHERED IS RIGHT!!!!
two interesting ways to do it
Nothing wrong with it. Today's answer had a queen sacrifice and a
smothered mate with a knight so that's obviously the right one.
That's what I was trying to quote
Not Bad...i have seen this before but its fun to solve such puzzles yet
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Completely true. There is nothing wrong with that line. I don't think this puzzle is supposed to have 2 solutions. Maybe the composer didn't see this?
It is good old Fischer style!:)
Bravo for another version of mate in 5, it proves that is allways good to be creative and thoughtful!
Concept of Smothered Mate
Just loved it...
the oldest trick in the book!
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