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5/16/2012 - Challenging Mate in 2


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #101

    _36darshan--

    This week has been full of beginner's problem.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #102

    Nestman

    Not exactly challenging...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #103

    Chris_Coffey

    "Challenging" is code for Queen sac

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #104

    Twobit

    Nice one.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #105

    milray101

    another sac

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #106

    saksipotku

    "Challenging"... Laughing

    It is obvious that white's frst move must be check, otherwise black can give check himself. There are three possible checks checks in the position, two of which don't even have to be looked at. So, I don't think there is anything that makes this more challenging than the majority of the other mate-in-two daily puzzles.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #107

    abekiroz

    cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #108

    RCA_U

    i found easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #109

    zhubin

    What about Rxd5 to be followed by Qc7#

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #110

    ocmn6

    some hesitation is expected to move the queen to C7...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #111

    tanmay_chakrabarti

    good one indeed.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #112

    bennyd

    nice but easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #113

    pbazan

    Nice!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #114

    PeaceRequiresAnarchy

    Perhaps if Chess.com didn't give away the fact that it was a Mate in 2 then it may have been challenging.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #115

    KFTBR

    Cool Easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #116

    oocha

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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #117

    stephen_33

    Challenging ?  Not sure but I do like rook+knight mates in particular.

    As for 1.Rxd5  that's answered with a few moves that scuttle mate in two:-

    1...Bh6+
    1...Bd6
    1...Qg5+ or h6+
    1...Qxe6

    All of these mean there can be no mate in two after Rxd5 ! The first move must be check.

    And I just know the next post is going to ask: "Why not Rxd5?" 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #118

    jakeryan150482

    That wasn't very challenging at all.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #119

    Doctor_Rotcod

    2 moves good puzzleSmile

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #120

    EstebanTunggul

    Queen sac ... again! haha j/k it's all good, but perhaps more varied next time?


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