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i would of turned my pawn to a queen yes!
i have a couple of observations and suggestions
with regard to the nature and character of this puzzle
1 why not challenge me to checkmate black in under X number of moves
and then let me go about my own tactical process
instead of correcting every single move
as though there is not more than one way to skin a cat
it just might be possible that i have a quicker solution
than the creator of the puzzel
2 why on earth should i exchange my pawn for a rook
instead of a queen
which the computer insisted was the "correct" move
not allowing me the superior peice
and a quicker end to the game
3 the puzzle itself was a good one
but the computer format of this puzzel and others like it
is stifling to rather than encouraging creativity
if you exchange your pawn for a queen, the game is a draw, because black has no legal moves. thats why you choose the rook.
very smart puzzle though
like to see another one like this! 0:)
yesterdays was alright I guess
im still learning chess tactics but why wouldn't you turn the pawn into a queen?
because that leads to a draw. the king can't capture the h-pawn, so black has no legal moves.
Really Impressive !! Two under promotions and a sacrifice !!!
couldn't black have forced a stalemate by instead of 8. ...h4, continuing to move the king between h3 - h4 and g4, simply not capturing the rook? and if white chooses to capture the pawn, simply "locking in" with pawn to h4.
how do you make daily puzzles???????????
love daily puzzles
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