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I don't know if there is already name for this, but I like to call this type of puzzle an "onlymate": the only legal move delivers mate!
The challenge is not in the puzzle itself, but in the construction thereof. Can you create an onlymate?
Something a little different this time...
That last one is really nice.
But that's flawed!!! it's check but not check mate, the rook can take the bishop and there's a few pices able to block the bishop!!
No, it's a double check.
At first, I didn't understand your Frampits vs Totem puzzle as I thought, "It must be black's move and he can go ...Kh7 etc, Edit: or ...RxBe3 mate or ...QxBe3. Then I understood.
Clever. Hard to believe it is from a game.
here's two possibly devious cases!
by jambyvedar a few minutes ago
What is the dumbest, least worthwhile thread that has been started on chess.com?
by Diakonia 3 minutes ago
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by mdinnerspace 3 minutes ago
want to get insulted for free ?
by Chief-Mouser 4 minutes ago
12/1/2015 - Kosolapov - Nezhmetdinov, Kazan 1936
by ElDamacio 7 minutes ago
Chess Tactics for Champion by Polgar
by jambyvedar 11 minutes ago
What's better, the Queen's Gambit or the King's Gambit?
by Fixing_A_Hole 13 minutes ago
Illegal games :)
by xman720 15 minutes ago
Реальная партия - в кино.
by ferdiant 16 minutes ago
New Chess Book Review blog
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