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dear prativa: what if on move 3 black takes queen with his king instead of with his knight?
Really nice problem.
similar to king's gambit opening
There is a "smothered" mate as well, but it takes two moves more:
1.Qh6+ Ke8 2.Ng7+ Kf8 3.Ne6+ Kf7 4.Qg7+ Ke8 5.Qf8+ Rxf8(or Nxf8) 6.Ng7#
I like it better.
nice and easy
Prativa_pralh: If 3. Qf8+ Kxf8...not checkmate...
didn't see the third move at first
Nice idea, but if 3. ... Kxf8 instead of Nxf8 capturing the White Queen, then your solution may not work as the king seems to have more escape squares.
THat pesky knight. Nice
this option can be defeated at 2. ...d5
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