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1/1/2012 - Mate in 2

  • #161

    easy but nice

  • #162


  • #163

    I like it:)

  • #164
    ChessKungFu wrote:

    Hi. Just joined. I think my rating is about a 1600 or a 1700. But I really don't know for sure. Anyhow...not trying to rock the boat here, but I think the solution to this puzzle here is WEAK. I solved it in about 1 second. Rh8 then Qh7. The actual "solution" involves a fancy and unnecessary piece sacrifice. Just my 2 cents worth. Happy New Year.

    See post 107 above. Rh8 doesn't work bcz it give the King time to escape with Kf7 and after Qh7+...Ke6 or Ke8 which defeats the mate in 2 puzzle requirement.

  • #165

    Plain easy.

  • #166

    That's relatively easily to solve.

  • #167
    the_dark_raider wrote:

    Why is everyone so exicted about it being 2012? Aren't we all supposed to die in a Apocolypse this Fall?

    It's not during the fall, or the winter. It's the solstice :P

  • #168

    niiiiiiice easyy

  • #169

    The puzzle was very easy . at the same time very much interesting.

  • #170

    1- Rg7+ Kxg7

    2. Qh7#

  • #171


  • #172

    1st 2012 puzzle finished! Now going back further heading 2011! Man I love puzzles!

  • #173


  • #174

    finally i can login

  • #175

    Black's pieces help white win.

  • #176

    Tricky mate in two.

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