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12/29/2012 - Long Calculation

  • #121

    Damn. I did it the first time.

  • #122

    too long .  very different

  • #123

    I got the eight move wrong but still can't understand why it's not 8. Kf1 !! I must have been too relaxed over Christmas.

  • #124

    that was cool

  • #125

    very useful .

  • #126

    It was a pretty good puzzle. I got some moves on the second try, but most on the first.

  • #127

    Not forsed, but neat.

  • #128
    Talal_Zarzour wrote:

    Why being obsessed with 1st page :s

    a matter of intelligence. (missing...)

  • #129

    veeeeery easy!

  • #130
    leonwool wrote:

    I got the eight move wrong but still can't understand why it's not 8. Kf1 !! I must have been too relaxed over Christmas.



  • #131
    RetiFan wrote:
     

    If Rfxd8 instead of  Raxd8, then Kf1 instead of Nxc5.

  • #132
    jaechungrox wrote:

    Was all of the moves for black in this puzzle forced? I'm sure that in at least one of the 11 moves in the problem, black could have played an alternative line to go on with an equal position.

    yes, I think that`s something. also 11 moves is not a real puzzle - but better than mate in 2...Kiss

  • #133

    great exercise! while these may be the "best moves", are they the only good moves that black or white could have made to win??? At the least these are the moves a GM made, I suppose

  • #134

    Sometimes your puzzles depend on moves by your opponent that they may or may not make,sometimes the opponent makes bad moves that you cannot depend on in a game,so I don't feel to bad if I miss a few.

  • #135

    Good puzzle.  This position is actually quite common, so this is very useful :)

  • #136

    arrrrrrrrrrrrrgh, that was way too hard, I only got like 4 moves correct.

  • #137

    Decisive opening moves.

  • #138

    I recognised the setup for the Tarrasch Trap (interestingly, I was reading about it only last night) but it'd be bragging to say I worked it all out in advance.

    As always, it's amusing to read the comments from people who think they know better than Tarrasch or Marco. Laughing

  • #139
    jaechungrox wrote:

    Was all of the moves for black in this puzzle forced? I'm sure that in at least one of the 11 moves in the problem, black could have played an alternative line to go on with an equal position.

    So suggest something already!

  • #140

    Long One :)

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