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10/11/2011 - Kortchnoi-Gutman, Wijk aan Zee 1987

  • #101

    very very very easyWink

  • #102

    Good one!

  • #103

    ok i bet on first page everyone taught the pawn will eat knight and queen checkmate king support by pawn...... besides this i dont see anything to discuss. 

  • #104


  • #105
    Saumilnair wrote:

     White's pieces are clustered menacingly around black's king but if black's king moves it would be a check! so enjoy this puzzle this is mate in 2


    Maybe it's my computer, but I've tried every move possible with every piece, and apparently none of them is the right one.  Would you mind posting the move sequence please?  Thanks.

  • #106

    Boris, the pigmy peppered corydorus catfish in my aquarium solved this 'problem'.

  • #107

  • #108
    hectorm24 wrote:


     Well there's another variation for the Nf5 move... And black takes the game by checkmate

  • #109


  • #110
    hectorm24 wrote:



    No, you missed it, the Queen would move to H5 instead of taking with the pawn.  This is checkmate, the king cannot escape the queen's check, and the pawn protects the queen.

  • #111


  • #112

    fun puzzle & hello to Ruslion 

  • #113

    actually the finnish was nf5+ gxf5 qh5# http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1083159

  • #114

    Good one.

  • #115

    a better puzzle would have been knight to F5, xf5,Qxh5 checkmate. Sorry if my notation is all wrong but u get the picture.

  • #116

    easy one

  • #117

    why doesnt the pawn get the knight?

  • #118

    the king move is not usual.

  • #119

    oh. got it.

  • #120

    with the verge of defeat white managed a win!!! amazing...


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