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Forcing the pin:Sure enough, our opponent will be aware of the dangers that pin may cause, and will try to avoid it. But if we are precise enough we can give the game the course we want:Peredy,Ferenc (2311) - Malanca,Adrian (2247) Budapest FS02 IM-B Budapest (2), 02.02.2003Black first activates his rook: 30...Rd1+! 31.Kh2 And now forces his opponent’s king to step on a “mined field”:31...Rh1+! 32.Kxh1 Qxh3+ For the hyper important tempo Black sacrificed a whole rook, and was awarded with mate. 0–1
Your set up helps one think through........
@merchco: No need to move the pieces on the board, they are very forcing moves with limited replies each time for white. But the idea is to try and calculate it in your mind anyways..
if u sacrifise the queen first, white would have taken ur queen with the king and it might have escaped
Well done on your use of static diagrams; makes it more realistic; thanks!
Yes, Timmy, you are right. And in general, it is better to keep things simple, eventhough sometimes it might not be that beautiful.
Yes, I did not play any games until yesterday, I guess 2200 is given to GMs, and 1200 is the standard :)))
And after Bh2 you would not be that happy...
I would have sacked the queen first instead, then mated with Rh1. Much more exciting :)
Amazingly inspiring!!! :)
And some people will not yet try to follow the diagrams, and train their calculating abilities this way, but complain instead :)))
This is a waste of time since technology allows for players to move pieces to understand the problem more clearly but yet some people will not co operate
once again my tactical abilities fail me >.> lol
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