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I like the way black has to take the pawn with his king, and NOT his queen or Knight, otherwise f4 is instant checkmate!
Why not qxd4 or nxd4 for the second move of the blacks? With a queen sacrifice, the mat can't happend, right? (2.qxd4 3be3 3qxe4!)
f4# in both instances
Did this happen in an actual game?
This position seems unreal.
it s a time pass
nice & sweet
cause 3. f4#
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Nice! And no, a queen sacrifice for black does not avoid mate, in fact it allows white to get mate in three instead!
ervanis qxd4 and nxd4 result in f4++
just shows how hard it is to checkmate without queen or rooks
@evranis... after qxd4 or nxd4, it is an immediate mate with f4!
Because in either of those situations either the Queen or the Knight would be blocking the King's exit onto d4 when the f file pawn moves up to f4 for a checkmate. Basically it would be a mate in 3 rather than in 4 if you committed to any of the moves you proposed.
If Black takes d4 with Q or N then f4 is only a sooner mate... It was nice. I remember a match which I thought I owned my opponents Q but it was trouble checkmate for me.
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