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@chessgm8: 3.Re8# is more interesting.
No, I think 3. Re8# is more correct, but NxQ is more interesting. :-p
nameno1had, did you check that with an engine?! Cause, just looking at it, I feel like there has got to be some other mate.... The position just looks that crazy. Just a hunch.
Chess_persn, your puzzle is ambigious because white can take the material in a different order and still win. I would move the a7 knight to f8, making Re7 mate.
Yes, verified... I got it from an engine. It is the hardest checkmate test question there.
Based on: http://www.chess.com/echess/game?id=57635870
Changed to get clearly better move
@nameno Wow, that is amazing...
Hi, I'd like to submit the last 3 moves from my game as a puzzle, starting with 43 Kg1 (forced mate in 3).
I can't figure out how to generate a puzzle or I'd do the problem so everyone could see.
Nice mate in 6 here:
It is somewhat ambiguous because eighter rook could be moved to deliver the first check. But this can be fixed by adding a bishop/knight or moving the white king to e1.
44... f4 works as well.
Not true. 44... f4 would allow Re5+ and mate is lost. Put it in the computer if you don't believe me.
re5+ kc2. But the other sequence is clearly stronger.
Kc2 is an illegal move, but if you mean kd2 then the computer puts the advantage all the way to .37 for white after Nf6. only decent line after Re5+ for black is to block with the bishop, then white is forced to give up the exchange to prevent mate.
If anything these two comments are proving that this would be a good TT.
Kf2 sorry. The other sequence may be better, but this leads to a win as well I think.
White King is on g1, so black king is blocked from moving Kf2.
No, Rb1+ Kh2 f4 Re5+ Kf2.
True. 44... f4 45. Re5+ Kf2 46. Re2+ Kxe2 and mate is in the next move. Your engine must have a bug if it disagrees.
Nope, on move 44 it's on h2.
re5+ kf2. But the other sequence is clearly stronger.
No, it isn't. They both mate.
I was for some reason looking from move 43, your right, mate is just one move slower. My apologies.
A sideline from one of my recent games, slightly altered to make more clear.
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