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Brilliant tactical shot


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    gokul999

    This position came up in a top GM game recently. Here, Black finished off the game with a brilliant tactical shot.

    Hope you guys find it. Good luck ;)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    backyardstar

    Yea.... No. Re2 just completely blows the mate. I doubt a GM would do something that careless. Qg3 to start wins easily.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    Hendrik77

    That really is brilliant!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    shoopi

    What? What's wrong with 1... Qg3? and in your solution, doesn't 3. Qf1 thwart mate?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    bobbyb2357

    can someone explain why the rook move is necessary? im kindve a noob

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    ChessNinjaMaster

    Otherwise, white can block the mate with Nc6.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    JustinDeLarm

    this actually happened.. the chess network recently covered this game in one of his videos on youtube.. not a "noob" move..

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    thejackbauer

    Yea, this makes no sense. 3. Qf1 and Black is down a rook. On the other hand 1...Qg3 and White is winning but doesn't seem to be that brilliant of a move to even be a puzzle by itself. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    ATGOWTWT

    I think maybe there is a piece missing in the position on f1 that would prevent the queen from blocking the mate?  Otherwise this makes no sense to me.

    Edit: nm

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    azbfiya

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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #11

    backyardstar

    azbfiya wrote:

     


    Nd2 simply hangs the knight btw. And after Ne4 I believe white can play Be3 and that would most likely just lead to a draw.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #12

    JG27Pyth

    This was the game just a couple days ago where Svidler eliminated Kamsky from the World Cup, if I'm not mistaken. Re2!! was the move. But is this position correct? Qf1 seems hard to refute.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #13

    azbfiya

    backyardstar wrote:
    azbfiya wrote:

     


    Nd2 simply hangs the knight btw. And after Ne4 I believe white can play Be3 and that would most likely just lead to a draw.

    your right i saw that afterwards....i revised my sequence though. I think i got it this time.


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #14

    computerrat

    lol hes missing a rook on f1

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #15

    JG27Pyth

    Yeah, here's the fulll game -- I've got it set to start at the correct puzzle position which is really quite a brilliant bit of tactics. 

     

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #16

    azbfiya

    computerrat wrote:

    lol hes missing a rook on f1


    my sequence starts after the rook sac....

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #17

    azbfiya

    nvm im confused again Yell

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #18

    ATGOWTWT

    backyardstar wrote:
    azbfiya wrote:

     


    Nd2 simply hangs the knight btw. And after Ne4 I believe white can play Be3 and that would most likely just lead to a draw.


    Nd2 is bad but I think Ne4, Be3, Bxe3 would still give black a winning position.  I looked at it in the analyzer and this is what I came up with (granted I'm no class A player):

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #19

    rooperi

    ATGOWTWT wrote:
    backyardstar wrote:
    azbfiya wrote:

     


    Nd2 simply hangs the knight btw. And after Ne4 I believe white can play Be3 and that would most likely just lead to a draw.


    Nd2 is bad but I think Ne4, Be3, Bxe3 would still give black a winning position.  I looked at it in the analyzer and this is what I came up with (granted I'm no class A player):


    Why not 6 Qxf2?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #20

    ATGOWTWT

    Why not, indeed.  I wish I had seen that myself.  Thanks for pointing it out.


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