3/8/2012 - Vink - Gulko, Corus B 2001

apurv14

good Laughing

gerfinn
lph wrote:
  raju28 wrote:

why black queen scarified?



Good question!  It was as if he had a brain freeze!

mvallejo70

Good puzzle.

winaxpc

!!@!!

kyleevon

got the moves, don't know why

GM_Vinson-Xin

quite fascin ating

SharmaPawan

nice

GM_Vinson-Xin

i have under-promoted a hundred times!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GM_Vinson-Xin

black tried to sac his queen to pin the pawn and get captured then push his pawn to stop the pin and prevent g4 mate but white still either way mates!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sultaninx

good one

piyushbothra25

Tough

tkeesee654

Smile cool

CompleteSignup

Mjbiber

because it does not block

 

blind

ndskykng
CompleteSignup wrote:

1. Bxe4 Nxe4 ( 1... g5 2. Qf7+ Kg4 3. Bxf5# ) ( 1... Kg4 2. Bf3+ Nxf3 3. Qxf3# ) ( 1... Qc6 2. Qxc6 Nxe4 ) ( 1... Qxe3 2. fxe3 g5 3. Qf7+ Kg4 4. Bxf5# ) 2. Qd1#


I understand, but taking it down the

1. Bxe4 Qc6

2. Qxc6 Nxe4 

path doesn't give you mate in three.  So why start with 1. Bxe4 when 1. Kh3 gives you a more efficient mate??

Firewolf000

nice but a little too ez

sanjayraykey

nice metting net

saqlain5699

easy.

FafnirSage

Nice one

kaichess

missed Queen sacrifice but good one. could be a puzzle with a end keeping the Queen alive bc today is the International Day of the Women, congratulations to all women who play chess or not!