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5/14/2012 - Mate in 3


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #101

    abekiroz

    good one

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #102

    hyperal

    Great. You can also force mate in 4 with rook to e8.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #103

    vanhafford

    Thanks for the lesson!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #104

    desker

    2nd way

    1-Re8 +   

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #105

    LaConseillante

    stephen_33 wrote:
    LaConseillante wrote:
    Deltaquad wrote:

    Mate in Two

     I love a good puzzle, but this isn't one. The reasons; a mate in one with rook to h4 is a better move, taking queen is a better move, queen move is not forced and could block check by moving to d8, knight move is needless defense and counter-productive. Please consider things like this when you post a puzzle.

    Where to start ?
    First your  Rh4 is answered with 1...Bxh4
    Capturing the queen is better than forced mate ? - says who. 
    Etc.. 

    Just look at my post #65 or 'jakester's' post #86 & you'll understand how this puzzle works because you clearly don't at present !

    OK, I'll give you that my "mate in one" wouldn't work because of the bishop. But the rest is true. Moving the knight is a wasted move and accomplishes nothing. It is guarded by 2 pieces and limits the kings movement. The rook it moves to guard is already guarded by the other knight. The black queen move is pure fantasy. When you are attacking with 6 pieces it's hard not to win. Taking the queen still allows mate in the next move by sliding that same rook over the king protected by the knight. It's not a good puzzle. really. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #106

    zero0cripton

    i must admit, it was tough for me

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #107

    mauriciolopezsr

    Puzzle is flawed! has two solutions!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #108

    castle_mate

    Cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #109

    Jacob30

    hmmz

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #110

    fprovidence

    nice one

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #111

    ReyRambler1960

    Very easy.Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #112

    blakewalk

    Nice easy monday !

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #113

    beedissle

    YAWN!!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #114

    ClavierCavalier

    I wish people wouldn't post the answers to the daily puzzles.  One can click solution if they can't figure it out.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #115

    chessleogeo

    EZ

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #116

    relatedsqrs

    nice one. The mate in four is easy to get, but the mate in three takes a little more effort.Cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #117

    idraz

    easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #118

    leonelcm

    Good one, thanx for sharing...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #119

    carlosmadura

    good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #120

    Revelation

    cake


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