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Mate in 3, i cannot find! :( but i know its possible.


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1

    jcasey91

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #2

    ChessisGood

    All variations?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #3

    JonatWork

    Qb1?

    If ..Kc5, Qb7, Kc4 then Qd5#

    If ..Kd4, Qb5, Ke4 then Qd5#

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #4

    jcasey91

    intense, you made it look so simple now that i see the solution, i really wish i could have figured it out on my own, just seemed so hard lol, seems like i need to just sit down and study mating nets.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #5

    jcasey91

    yeah, when i was looking at it after* the first time i figured the queen needed to be on a white square to cut him off but i never thought queen b1 which is the only obvious square to keep the b file closed and block off d3 lol. im going to continue to look at mate in #s to continue my study of the net :D

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #6

    jcasey91

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  • 2 years ago · Quote · #7

    JonatWork

    The starting point is to look for mating nets.

    In this case, you're unable to get the black King on to a back row, so it must occur in the middle of the board.. and a Queen on d5 would give you the coverage you need, so it's a case of working out how you can end up there in 3 moves without the black King escaping.

     

    I solved it by working out how to stop the king escaping to d3 then to e2.


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