MATE MEDIUM 1

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May 20, 2017, 8:14 PM |
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These Tony Palmer games demonstrate MATE MEDIUM 1:
 
1) White to Play
 
 
2) Black to Play
 
 
3) White to Play

 
4) Black to Play

 
5) White to Play
 
 
6) Black to Play
 

7) White to Play
 

8) Black to Play
 
 
9) White to Play
 
 
10) Black to Play
 

 

1) 1. Qe6+ Kf4 2. g3+ Kf3 3. Re3#

2) 1 ... Qe1+ 2. Kc2 Bf5+ 3. Kb3 Qd1+ 4. Kc4 Ne3#

3) 1. e7+ Ke8 2. Rg8+/Rh8+ Kd7 3. e8=Q#

4) 1 ... Rb2+ 2. Ka1 (2. Kc1 Rc3#) Reb3! & 3 ... Ra2# (3. Rd2 Rb1#; 3. Rh2 Rxh2 4. Rd2 Rh1+)

5) 1. Qxd6! Rxd6 2. Re8+ Kf7 3. R1e7#

6) 1 ... Ne5+ 2. Ke2 (2. Kf4 Rg4#) Rg2+ 3. Ke1 Nf3+ 4. Kf1 Rf2#

7) 1. Qg5+ Ke4 2. Re1+ Kd4 (2 ... Re2 3. Qg4+) 3. Qe5+ Kc4 4. Re4+ Qd4 5. Rxd4#

8) 1 ... Rf3+ 2. Kh2 Rh4+ 3. Kg1 Nh3+ 4. Kh1/Kh2 Nf2+ 5. Kg1 Rh1#

9) 1. Rxh6+ Kg8 2. Qc8+ Kf7 3. Qe6+ Kf8 4. Rh8+ Rg8 5. Rxg8#

10) 1 ... Ne2+ 2. Kh4 (2. Kh2 Rh8#) Bxf2+ 3. Kg5 Rg8+ 4. Kh6 Be3#/Rg6#