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Golombek nods


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    AndyClifton

    This position didn't actually occur in the game, but it could've.  Golombek says in his notes that here "a mate by White is not to be seen."  So...what do you guys think? Laughing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    trysts

    I got it on the third tryWink

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    Master_Kaina

    ez .. but thanx4puzzle Cool

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    waffllemaster

    Well, I got it wrong in a fairly stupid way heh.

    So Reti (and the author) missed it huh.  Considering they're all forcing moves that's a pretty big miss for such a good player.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    basilicone

    Good one!

    At first I couldn´t see how to stop the K escaping via e7, but if instead of 2... Rxe6 2... Kf8, then 3.Nh7# is a beautiful mate.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    AnnaZC

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    InfiniteFlash

    i agree with annaZC, bg6+ appears to be just as good.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    Master_Kaina

    waffllemaster wrote:

    So Reti (and the author) missed it huh.  Considering they're all forcing moves that's a pretty big miss for such a good player.

    white CLEARLY dominates w/a few choices leading2a guaranteed checkmate!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    1RedKnight99

    a cool little puzzle...

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #10

    AndyClifton

    waffllemaster wrote:

    So Reti (and the author) missed it huh.  Considering they're all forcing moves that's a pretty big miss for such a good player.

    It was a variation (so only Harry got it wrong).

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #11

    AndyClifton

    Randomemory wrote:

    i agree with annaZC, bg6+ appears to be just as good.

    Yep, looks like that works too (and is even a move faster).


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