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4/17/2012 - Mate in 5


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #221

    ReyRambler1960

    A perfect masterpiece.Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #222

    monkeyboy123

    237th post and it was a great puzzle

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #223

    yumer123

    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

    i thought about that as well. good alternative

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #224

    seb-seb

    Wow.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #225

    labpi

    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

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #226

    labpi

    yeewassup, how about 3...Kf8?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #227

    shon615

    i know there is a name for this mate.....

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #228

    shon615

    labpi wrote:

    yeewassup, how about 3...Kf8?

    um.... qf7#?

    what about that?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #229

    redflow2

    theres a second solution 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #230

    Hyblox

    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

    5. Qf8#

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #231

    Hoganhaben

    Taylorseb wrote:

    smothered mate - nice combination to know

    SMOTHERED IS RIGHT!!!!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #232

    samurai20

    two interesting ways to do it

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #233

    gambitsareok

    stevesportz4 wrote:

    Very clever!

    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.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #234

    gambitsareok

    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

    That's what I was trying to quote

     

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #235

    Hani_caspian

    Not Bad...i have seen this before but its fun to solve such puzzles yet

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #236

    Tom_Pin_Croatia

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #237

    pompom

    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

    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?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #238

    Tom_Pin_Croatia

    Hi everyone!

    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!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #239

    shengyi

    Concept of Smothered Mate

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #240

    Sarat_Maharjan

    Just loved it...


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