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Nice one! I couldn't solve it.
Glad you guys like it! Took if from one of my games (though I didn't get the opportunity to execute the full mate lol)
Instead of 4.Re8... 4.Rg4+ is more better to win a queen ( if 4...Qg4 or Qg5, 5.Qh7 #)
Both are acceptable paths, it's not a perfect "mate" puzzle, sorry.
Um, checkmate is better than winning a queen
little bit good..
You should not call it a Mate in 9 unless you are sure you can do it against every black defense.
Actually, it is a mate in 9 against any defence (according to Stockfish).
Yes 4.Rg4+ is much better. The game is over much faster
No, it actually isn't, please think about what you're saying before posting
The line looked unconvincing to me. But Houdini confirms it is #9. I stand corrected.
I understand your concerns BigDoggProblem, and that's why I check my mate puzzles with an engine before I post them, just to be sure :P
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