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A great study by Sergey Mikhailovich Kaminer (1908-1938), a chess genius who died at a very young age. The winning mechanism is extremely elegant. White is a piece up, but to win he must take another Black piece. How?
Likely because it's not a miniature (up to seven pieces), but a Meredith (up to twelve pieces). Anyway- the final mating position is really spectacular.
BTW, nice nickname! I have already posted a classic study of Mark Savelevich, here:
Zowie, what a mate!
That is a very intricate placement to achieve checkmate
Pure beauty! Once again, GM Frendzas has delighted the community with his subtle brilliance. Thank you.
I like these sorts of puzzles, which are short, have few pieces, and are just beautiful.
I would never get this right if I was playing white. Never.
o my god what is this?!This is a Unique Puzzle, please Annotate maybe!!
they are fun and good for study. But a puzzle with unlogical happenings is impossible for me to solve. (I didnt even find move 1 btw :) )
the film "dumb and dumber" is looking more and more of a classic at this point, fedtel. i know of someone who'd be impressed.
you could try telling an easy joke to it.
I am Impressed, but who's the dumb there? Houdini?
Don't you have a mirror in your bathroom?
Oh, OK. I have yours, too. You are very cute.
how do you know that is his real picture?
Boy, Alexander Woollcott and Dorothy Parker sure can jest, can't they?
A perfect example of beauty in chess. I seriously would have leapt for joy if I found this mate in a real game.
I just hope you have one of those spill-proof drink thingies.
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
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