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11/16/2012 - Mate in 4

  • #41

    nice

  • #42

    Cool

  • #43

    easy

  • #44

    Qh6#

  • #45
    xTheGreenKnightx wrote:

    also could be Qg8#

    You are right,Qg8 is a mate to.Good find

  • #46
    paulified22 wrote:
    xTheGreenKnightx wrote:

    also could be Qg8#

    You are right,Qg8 is a mate to.Good find

    No, it's not. 4... Ng7 blocks it.

    foyn wrote:

    Why does black play Bf8 after white plays Qe8+? Why not Kh7?

    2. h6#

  • #47

    The first move was a natural choice - one I would make in a game.  But I didn't expect my opponent to hand me his black-squares bishop and a path to checkmate in response.  I expercted 1. ... Kh7, and I don't see a checkmate from there.  In a game, I would probably take the bishop at c8, but I'll look further for a mating line.

    EDIT: Oh, now I see it:  1. ... Kh7, 2.g6#

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  • #50

    Good

  • #51

    Nice.

  • #52

    easy

  • #53
    xTheGreenKnightx wrote:

    also could be Qg8#

    Ng7 block's Qg8#,it looked good,untill someone found Ng7,so don't feel bad your not the only one to miss it

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  • #55

    Good puzzle - not at all obvious !  Shows the power of two knights   Cool

  • #56
    paulified22 wrote:
    xTheGreenKnightx wrote:

    also could be Qg8#

    You are right,Qg8 is a mate to.Good find

    No, 4.Qg8+ is answered by  4. ... Ng7

    And then it is too late for Nf4 to be checkmate because black King can then escape to f5.

  • #57

    just have to involve the other knight

  • #58

    Very nice puzzle.

  • #59

    does kh7 help black ?

  • #60
    eddysallin wrote:

    does kh7 help black ?

    I think this must have been covered already but here it is again...

    1... Kh7 2. g6# 

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