2/22/2013 - Mate in 3

  • #101

    does anyone here use chrome 24? these puzzles never work!

  • #102

    Thanks for the lesson.  A Rook Sacrifice leading to a checkmate administered by a Rook assisted by a Queen.

  • #103

    For some unknown reason, I spotted this one immediately......

  • #104

    Nice puzzle!!!

  • #105

    nice&easyLaughing

  • #106

    what is wrong with Rh8-Rh6+ ?

  • #107
    briansladovich wrote:

        Who else selected the incorrect rook for the first move ? 

     

     

    Maybe I did and maybe I didn’t. Who can say which Rook is “correct” and which one is “incorrect”? Maybe I selected a different Rook from the puzzle because I wished for a more interesting position.

    Yeah, that’s it. I like making things difficult.

  • #108
    You have solved this problem!
    3. Rxh6#
    No wrong move
  • #109

    Easy!!

  • #110

    The title helped a lot.

  • #111

    I did!

  • #112

    R1h6 was wrong because black pawn obscures rook's control f-file such as:



  • #113
    briansladovich wrote:

        Who else selected the incorrect rook for the first move ? 

    me :D

  • #114
    briansladovich wrote:
    Bryan681972 wrote:
    briansladovich wrote:

        Who else selected the incorrect rook for the first move ? 

    If you use the other rook, black can escape to h5.

      Yes !

    lol

  • #115

    Good one.

  • #116

    It's not fair, at first I touched the h6 square and it denies it

  • #117

    i just hate giving up pieces,so it's always hard to get it first try when most of these puzzles are sacrifice moves.

  • #118

    so easy and nice.

  • #119

    Saw the idea, and guessed the right rook. At first I didn't think it mattered.

  • #120

    Cool

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