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inviting to sacrifice the queen... then mate in 2!
Uhm, I think I missed something?
Important first Move!!!!!
Took me a second too. After Qb4+ black can't capture with Qxb4 because that allows white to promote d7 to a Queen and mate (because of the Bishop on g2). Kg8 is black's only move.
WTH??? the queen can just take... can't it?
Brilliant!! I was definetly puzzled
help a moron out why cant the black queen take on the first move? it isnt going to help black much but why not?
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what? why can't the black queen take the white queen on b4
In that case Black gets mated in two moves instead of three:
1.Qb4+ Qxb4 2.d8=Q#
Even if the result remains the same, the variation that delays checkmate the longest counts as the objectively best defense.
this is why black Queen can not take Qb4+
what is this first or second page you all keep on talking about???
I couldn't find out first move until I read the goal: "mate in 3"
then it was obvious
Awesome Mates: The Perfect Overthrow!!!!!!!!!
by salatoy a few minutes ago
What do you feel about players that do perpetual checks when they are losing?
by BishopTARDIS a few minutes ago
If you don't rematch after winning as white...
by Shivsky a few minutes ago
1000 ELO in Bullet, 1100 in Blitz, 2000 in Long games???
by johnyoudell a few minutes ago
White sacs a knight on move 3 and wins against a player with a rating of 3141
by pfren 4 minutes ago
White sacs a knight on move 3 and wins a player with a rating of 3141 part 2
by mittensthebunny 6 minutes ago
4/18/2014 - Steinikov - Jaskoy, USSR 1988
by vijay_sena_reddy 10 minutes ago
I lasted 30 Moves against an NM!
by LazyChessPlayer3201 11 minutes ago
Avoid House of Staunton!
by Whalstib 11 minutes ago
Please tell me how I did.
by LazyChessPlayer3201 18 minutes ago
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