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This is a very hard puzzle. I had to look in the puzzle book to get the answers! It says its a level 13 puzzle!
Yes, but can you tell us what black's responses are to 3. c4 and 3. c3?
Isn't it Qd8 mate on the spot. Rook and Bishop are covering black King escape.
The bishop actually is not covering black's king's escape, so 1. Qd8+ is not mate.
black is about to checkmate.
But white can turn the tables around!!
can you find the amazing come-from-behind move?
If the king takes the queen, white has nothing left and can resign. The knight needs to be on h6 for this to work, as this prevents the king from taking and it can then deliver checkmate on f7.
If the queen was, for example, on e6 to start this puzzle, then white would have the basic smothered mating pattern. The solution would be 1. Nf7+ Kg8 2. Nh6+ (a double check) Kh8 (2...Kf8 3. Qf7#) 3. Qg8+ Rxg8 4. Nf7#. The queen starts your puzzle on the right diagonal, just on the wrong square, which gets in its own knight's way.
eh...it was ok...
very nice combination!
woohoo i posted another comment 3 months late... xD
Nd6+ Kf8 Qxf7#
why wouldnt it let me checkmate in puzzle
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Untitled player crushes ex-2700 and then draws by repetition
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what tactic book help u get over that hump
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3/5/2015 - E.Stoddard vs S.Sorenson, corr., 1977
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Help about strategic decision
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Are openings important? Recommendation
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A devastating opening for white.
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