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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
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