2/17/2013 - Easy As One Two


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #141

    -_KNiGHt_-

    Great puzzle again.  thank you

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #142

    mandana25

    one: QxN-QxQ , two: Ne7+ easy ;)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #143

    Sebashtian

    easy pussie

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #144

    NCM_Mainlander

    8th page! :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #145

    chessboy8888

    Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #146

    abo_tamem_2012

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #147

    abo_tamem_2012

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #148

    victorpu

    vivivivitttmjlgggddfddsangxxxx

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #149

    victorpu

    pipicaca

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #150

    abo_tamem_2012

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #151

    abo_tamem_2012

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #152

    jogd

    Why not Ke7+ ? K black can't take because Qxe8# If Qxe7 then Qxc6 and black are oblige to defend and in the same time white defends e4.

     

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #153

    Pakbog_Street

    ayos ah

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #154

    Twobit

    Da fork

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #155

    One_of_my_Turns

    I should of seen the fork, nice puzzle

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #156

    glsmith

    Good. Puzzle

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #157

    nanni2010

    1st move is knight takes e5 pawn????? what happens if black knight takes the white knight..... What is white next move ???????????

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #158

    dufferps

    abo_tamem_1012 in #134 presents a brilliant example where Li 2320 uses a devastating Queen sacrifice to defeat Huang Qian 2416.

    Huang Qian has two choices, capture the queen (best choice) or capture the bishop with the g2 pawn.  If he does neither, Li's queen will capture g2# with his next move.  If white captures the Bishop, Li's ... Nf4 will enable Li to move the queen to g2# on the next move.  So Huang Qian captures the queen, but now Li's ... Nf4 threatens ...Nxh3# on the next move. Huang Qian delays that one move with Ng6, but Li captures that knight with his bishop, and Li has no further way to prevent ...Nxh3#.  Brilliant!
    I hope I learned from this, because I didn't see it on my own.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #159

    qwasvo

    Why couldn't you keep the queen and try with Ne7?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #160

    dufferps

    jogd in #171 proposes as a solution to the daily puzzle:

    1. Ne7+  Kf8,  2Nxc6

    That does put white a knight ahead, but black immediately responds with
    2. ...  Qxe4, and white's advantage is very slight.

    Better to capture the knight and force a queens trade.


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