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Forced mate in 3. Good luck figuring it out!
2...Kb7, no forced mate in three.
he must have a brilliant mind
KD5 - D4 is mate in 1
Hmm, very interesting
Stupid puzzle and who cares about being first?
how is it a stupid puzzle????????
It is much better than usual
Got the first move, but I played the second move wrong because I saw a mate in 5 after 2. Ng5+ (fxg 3. Qh6+ Ng6 4. Rxg6 followed by a mate)
Very neat puzzle. Calculating such a combination over the board, assuming that the position did not just "crop up" (which I somehow doubt) to get to such a position in the first place is really impressive.
Ok - so Im not chess master; granted. However, wouldnt this work as well, and with less moves:
1) Nc5 + Qxc5
the Nc5 puts teh king in check, with no escape. from what I can see there is no peice that can remove or block the night, other than the queen. With no other escape, the queen is forced to take the night.
the second move efficiently places the king in check, adn - from what I see - with no escape, thereby mating.
I'd appreciate your help in explaining what Im not seeing and why the above would not work.
i'm the last
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