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4/24/2013 - Mate in 3


  • 17 months ago · Quote · #161

    Uknighted72

    nice puzzle

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #162

    strngdrvnthng

    USA-1-Brother wrote:

    nipanopsa - thanks for the update!  You are right - N-h5 by black prevents mate in either 2 or 3.  I over failed to see that move.  With that move white gets mate in 4 (3 still possible).  After black N-h5 we have white RxN.  If black does not play PxR white get mate on his next (3rd) move by QxP(h7).  If black plays PxR white plays N-f6 for check (black must play K-h8) followed by QxP(h7) mate.

    Bryan681972 I think you are looking at the wrong color  when you refer to QxN.  Move sequents I had are:  white(w) N-g4 black(b) QxP(f2), (w) NxN ck (b) QxN, (w) QxP(h7)mate.

    PS:  I hope all these positions are correct.  I am "old school" where N-g4 would be written N-B4 (knight to bishop 4) or N-QB4 (knight to queens bishops 4) and often times I still think in those terms.

    If 1...Nh5 by Black then 2. Ne7+ Kh8 3. Qxf8# and boom boom out go the lights.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #163

    shauny79

    Nice, got it in just a few seconds though Wink

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #164

    bishshoy_das

    Man, I am in the mood for sacrifice.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #165

    TrippinSlowDude

    bchadez wrote:

    I also like knight G4. I think that still leads to mate in 3.

     

    the only reason they didnt do G4 is because this way you force black's move. With G4, Black gets to decide what to do.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #166

    elemus

    knight G4 leads to Black Kh5...so it doesn't help

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #167

    GaryB62

    I learned something.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #168

    MystkRuler

    I had to have help on the first move=== loser

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #169

    asdabhijit

    nice Puzls :)

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #170

    ajsclass

    nice to practice

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #171

    fx7165

    coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #172

    doybo

    got got

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #173

    stephenlikesto

    Nice puzzle but even easier second time around - this one was posted a couple of weeks ago.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #174

    -_KNiGHt_-

    Funny.  Good one.   =)

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #175

    lioness01

    My first puzzle....it was easy!!Cool

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #176

    halento

    too piece of cake .... but death .....

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #177

    Leole

    Easy.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #178

    Ocky

    Obvious

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #179

    Vinny12320

    done

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #180

    blasterdragon

    easy


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