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Can white defend from the mate ?


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    AgressiveAttack

    Wanted to edit and deleted by missclick:) Anyway it was solved, thanks to everyone.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    Tjornan

    If I'm not mistaked, f3 saves the day for white temporarily. He will, of course, die another day because he is down so much material.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    AgressiveAttack

    Tjornan wrote:

    If I'm not mistaked, f3 saves the day for white temporarily. He will, of course, die another day because he is down so much material.

    Qa8 #

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    Timothy_P

    Not mate because the f3 pawn blocks the bishop's attack. However after 1. f3 Bxf3 I think mate is still inevitable.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    Tjornan

    AgressiveAttack wrote:
    Tjornan wrote:

    If I'm not mistaked, f3 saves the day for white temporarily. He will, of course, die another day because he is down so much material.

    Qa8 #

    Ke2 avoids mate for the moment. White should mate soonafter however, although the continuation is probably extremely difficult to spot (I certainly can't find it.)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    AgressiveAttack

    Tjornan wrote:
    AgressiveAttack wrote:
    Tjornan wrote:

    If I'm not mistaked, f3 saves the day for white temporarily. He will, of course, die another day because he is down so much material.

    Qa8 #

    Ke2 avoids mate for the moment. White should mate soonafter however, although the continuation is probably extremely difficult to spot (I certainly can't find it.)

    Yep my mistake, Bxf3 and the situation is pretty much the same.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    Tjornan

    No not yet. e5 and the queen is forced to move and blocked from a8. Black will gather considerable material from that point forward, however, and I wouldn't be surprised if White is forced to sac a piece or maybe even the queen to prevent mate. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    AgressiveAttack

    Tjornan wrote:

    No not yet. e5 and the queen is forced to move and blocked from a8. Black will gather considerable material from that point forward, however, and I wouldn't be surprised if White is forced to sac a piece or maybe even the queen to prevent mate. 

    And you are right again:) I think you have just solved my life-chessproblem:)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    k-scope

    AgressiveAttack wrote:
    Tjornan wrote:

    No not yet. e5 and the queen is forced to move and blocked from a8. Black will gather considerable material from that point forward, however, and I wouldn't be surprised if White is forced to sac a piece or maybe even the queen to prevent mate. 

    And you are right again:) I think you have just solved my life-chessproblem:)

    after e5 its just Qxf2#

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    Tjornan

    How can the queen take f2 when the bishop is blocking its path? If you don't take with the bishop, then the pawn is blocking the path. 

    We weren't referencing e5 immediately. The line was f3 Bxf3 e5

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #11

    blueemu

    1. f3 Qxa1+. Not mate, but still an easy win.


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