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The Luzhin defence


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    fwhoberg

    Black to play and win.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    fburton

    Why not 2.Kf2? I guess black is Luzhin either way (i.e. winnin').

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    RetiFan

    Brilliant!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    GothicChessed

    fburton wrote:

    Why not 2.Kf2? I guess black is Luzhin either way (i.e. winnin').

    2.Kf2 Rxc3+ and then Rxc1 follows but the win obviously is not as spectacular aas when black plays 2.Kg4.

    Too bad 2.Kg4 is not forced or does not loss quicker, as then the solution(with 2.Kg4) would be more pretty.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #5

    blueemu

    4. ... Be7 mate

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #6

    eddysallin

    fwhoberg wrote:

    Black to play and win.

     

    kf2,rxn dis+,k move,rxr --white would be up 2 pieces

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #7

    eddysallin

    blueemu wrote:

    4. ... Be7 mate                    nxb

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #8

    eddysallin

    saint-vitus wrote:

    Why not 4.Bf3?           n.d5  stops  be7  mate

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #9

    TU4EA

    Brilliant!!! Cool

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #10

    fwhoberg

    Thankyou very muchSmile

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #11

    Mugen93500

    Great puzzle ! I saw the movie and he indeeds speaks of a rook sacrifice on h3, brilliant!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #12

    eddysallin

    saint-vitus wrote:

    Thank you for the diagram

    like the look

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #13

    eddysallin

    fburton wrote:

    Why not 2.Kf2? I guess black is Luzhin either way (i.e. winnin').

    if rook checks and white plays kf2,,,,black will play rxn dis.+, king moves a nd nlack now plays rxr=====black is up 2 pieces

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #14

    paranormalact

    Great, I saw the movie and a friend told me the problem was cool, but I haven't seen it until now. Thank you!!


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