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A Unigue Smothered Mate


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1

    HessianWarrior

    I thought this was unique because the two pieces that could have taken the attacking Knight were pinned to the King.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #2

    proKnight98

    It's kinda funny to see white trap himself :P

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #3

    Estragon

    This is actually something very rarely seen.  Mate is only possible because of two different pins - and even a third pin of Bh4 against the Qe1 exists!

    My first thought was it was a manufactured game, but playing through it seems natural enough, even if 29 Re2 was almost suicidal. 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #4

    HessianWarrior

    Thanks proKnight and Estragon for both of your inputs.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #5

    HessianWarrior

    He wrote "I missed that, well played".

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #6

    mapayt

    Wow did not see that coming!

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #7

    HessianWarrior

    Neither did he.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #8

    Adilbala

    Nice game..


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