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4/17/2012 - Mate in 5


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #301

    capaputi

    variation on the same theme.  philidor's legacy--the smothered check.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #302

    Simara99

    @ yeewassup

    Had this one too, and the Queen doesn't die... ;)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #303

    bknight-sk

    fantastic smothered mate!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #304

    voldermort123

    sbbbbs wrote:
    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 had the same idea, but then I was brought to realise that the black king wasn't obliged to go to the corner, and if it goes Kf8 instead, there are no useful checks anymore.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #305

    fastig

    wow. very nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #306

    bEastNest

    smothered

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #307

    narensweet

    very good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #308

    narensweet

    very good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #309

    Smoothkp

    That is awesome


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