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11/26/2012 - Mate in 2

  • #121

    why not King takes pawn, Black forced to b8, then promote to queen for mate?

  • #122

    Good Knight!

  • #123

    funny one

  • #124

    WeekendWarrior11 wrote:

    why not King takes pawn, Black forced to b8, then promote to queen for mate?

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    Because Black could then move to a7 and then that would be a mate in 3 rather than a mate in 2.

  • #125

    once i got passed the stalemate inevitability, i got me a horsie, ah yes...girls on horseback

  • #126

    promoted queen to b6 also works in 2

  • #127

    Good lesson - find best way to avoid stalemate.

  • #128
    TimeOnline wrote:

    Why not Q-b5 
    --> Black king has to go to a8
    Promoto to queen => Checkmate...
    Right?! 

     

    1. Qb5      Ka8
    2. d8=Q+   Ka7
    You can now get a mate in 3 (3. Qdb8#), but it was a mate in 2 problem.

  • #129

    easy

  • #130

    too easy!!!

  • #131

    ***Just in a few seconds***

  • #132

    easy

  • #133

    wasn't my favorite: You could have promoted your pawn to either a queen, knight or rook.

  • #134

    nice... first try

  • #135

    first try

     

    EASY!

  • #136

    Nice very nice!

  • #137

    Easy

  • #138

    Very easy.

  • #139

    3rd

  • #140

    Not to hard

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