10/13/2012 - Muratov - Janovsky, Russia, 1968

jakeryan150482

Always a pleasure to see Philidor's legacy.

Lincolm

Aw that smothered mate just crazy

kaichess

not easy, good one

mspaschalis

the best!

Ruah

that was hard

Genghis_McCann

One of the nicest smothered mates I've ever seen!

donce83

Nice

Ernestoche

great mate! 

raghavan83

Tough and the best puzzle .. loved it

fireballz

1st

latinokooljb

tough.....

Raystar

At the end looks nice

sujas

not able to solve..

GGRANGE

I think the main point in this puzzle is the double check. It should be designed to understand all possibilities, but its too deep for immediate study. I am however grasping the double check. CHECK

GGRANGE

split the hair, understand the pin* Experience the defense. Understand the retreat?* Unpin the threat* ***remember the knight mate!***

GGRANGE

Watch the blind side.

Keemoi

very nice

One_of_my_Turns

very good

dancd

White's 1st move is crazy to me. Why does not black respond with 1...Rxc8??? What is the catch??? Please someone tell me why.

Phantomgreenqbs

Great puzzle, took a minute to see where it was leading...