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4/5/2012 - Mate in 3


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #61

    mvallejo70

    Good one

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #62

    inconcievable81

    first!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #63

    TAshahin

    good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #64

    pansak

    it's all about the first move

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #65

    foolishkiller

    why  black did not take white queen for nothing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #66

    deepak21071974

    hmm:)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #67

    dufferps

    White is poised to win, but must start out with a check (else, ... Qd5+ will destroy all his opportunities).  1. Qb8+  or 1.Qa3+ will force a win, and I think 1.Ba3+ will force it as well, but only 1.Qb4+ will force it in 3 moves.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #68

    DJTerra

    1. Qb4+ 

    ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    Am I not seeing something here, cause I have a major problem with this first move. I understand that this way is the only way to get the mate in 3, but the Black queen can take the White queen at this time, ruining White's chance of winning the game. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #69

    Zhanhui1995

    easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #70

    Pieter1050

    nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #71

    ndskykng

    To EVERYONE that wants to say 1... Qxb4:  

    Please take a second to look at the position. It's a puzzle, there's a reason why White's queen is poisoned after 1. Qb4+  Puzzle makers have made bad mistakes before, but never anything egregious like just leaving a queen hanging for no reason.

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    First, look at the pawn that is about to promote.

    Second, look at what redirecting the Black queen off the promote square and the a5-d8 diagonal does.

    After that, you shouldn't think Black's queen can take White's anymore.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #72

    chickennuggetdude

    Nice checkmate

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #73

    briansladovich

    skaahaha wrote:
    briansladovich wrote:

     Clever first move.

    no its not queen can get taken

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #74

    briansladovich

    skaahaha wrote:
    briansladovich wrote:

     Clever first move.

    no its not queen can get taken

    Then, it'l be mate in two.( Safe pawn promotion )

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #75

    ZacWilson

    By offering up the Queen to remove it from defending a key square on the bank rank are we employing the concept of DECOY or DEFLECTION?  Anyone know the "proper" answer?  I know they are similar.  Wondering what the defining difference is between the terms.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #76

    briansladovich

    ZacWilson wrote:

    By offering up the Queen to remove it from defending a key square on the bank rank are we employing the concept of DECOY or DEFLECTION?  Anyone know the "proper" answer?  I know they are similar.  Wondering what the defining difference is between the terms.

    Go on Zac.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #77

    RenataCFC

    Boo!  I should have gotten that one, didn't put the pieces together right.  Nice puzzle.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #78

    ankar

    wtf? first move?! don't understant someone to help me?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #79

    waynedickinson2

    why didnt the black queen take ?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #80

    RenataCFC

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