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Try not to play the moves out 'til you've seen the answer.
as always, ten points for naming the game, twenty for naming the year.( hint: classical)
I just can't understand why 14. gxh5?
Why Didn't he kill his queen instead of the pawn?
14. gxh5? hxg4+
15. Rh5 Rxh5#
Why not 19 ... Qg1#?
19...Qg1+ 20. Kg3
My mistake! The King clearly escapes through 20 Kg3
Good combo, that's for sure.I would immediately quit chess if I delivered that series of moves over the board. What would be the point in playing knowing I had already achieved perfection?
I'm sorry but I stil don't understand, I'm still a novice with the codes.
puzzlescot probably ment:
So, if white takes the Queen (with the Rook), its mate in 2.
Why would you quit? If you perfected chess -- which technically would mean you would never lose ( drawing a game would be the worst that would ever happen assuming you were playing against an opponent who also played perfectly -- unlikely). This would mean you could be #1 in the world extremely quickly gaining both fame and fortune overnight. You would pass that up!? I know you were kidding as am I but it's fun to make believe!
Adolf Anderssen vs Max Lange (Breslau) 1859
Thanks for posting this. It really is a phenomenal combination of moves.
I didn't understand the point of 12. ... Qg5, until I saw 13. ... Qh6#!
I'd bet Anderssen was confident he'd shut down the attack with 13. Rf5; imagine how he felt when he saw 13. ... h5!!
The most difficult move for me was 16...Qe4 ! . I was trying instead Qf2 , Qf4 and even 16...0-0-0
This is a wonderful old classic. We're so used to seeing Anderssen on the other end of these brilliancies, but Max Lange could really play!
Anyone who has studied Danny Rensch's recent series of videos on mating patterns will notice that for all it's complexity, at the heart of this brilliant combination are two fairly simple mating patterns that Danny explained. So get a diamond membership, study those videos, and you too will be able to produce brilliancies.
gxh5 ? if rxq , pxp dis.+ ....if no gxh5 ,then pxp dis+
Really, very complicated combination,wonderful old classic, indeed .
Tarikhk , can you give me permission to post it in my blog - i will post there link to your blog,too ?
twenty points to spriterman!.
Sherlock holmes, you can do as you like, you don't have to link me either. Chess games are to be shared anyway. I have no rights on it and if i did, why would I hoard it?
Hello, might I try 15... Qf2?
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