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4/12/2012 - Mate in 6

  • #161

    Whoops. I somehow thought black's pawn was facing the other direction.

  • #162
    chess_asunder wrote:

    Why not Qc5 on move 3? Isn't that pretty much checkmate next move?

    No.  It isn't checkmate next move.  Check your work.

  • #163
    djbehning wrote:

    And it is more logical to take the rook on h7 and end up with a better upper hand

    Who cares about that rook.  You're getting the King.  Dumb statement.

    And FYI, your "solution" is STILL wrong.  Black would move 1..Kb8, not 1..Ra7

  • #164

    Pretty difficult.Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • #165

    nice

  • #166

    nice

  • #167

    I don't this puzzle is valid. You aren't allowed to check with the same piece more than 3 times.

  • #168

    Wow I would definitely not see that in a game. Great puzzle.

  • #169
    Shamoxin wrote:

    I don't this puzzle is valid. You aren't allowed to check with the same piece more than 3 times.

    What ?  No such rule exists. Are you thinking of this one ?

    A player declares a draw if the same exact position is repeated three times (though not necessarily three times in a row)

    You can always check out the rules of the game here:-

    http://www.chess.com/learn-how-to-play-chess.html

  • #170

    I figured it out. 

  • #171

    good

  • #172
    afreedman wrote:

    9

    What exactly are you trying to say, repeatedly? Ah, the chess and the puzzle, that had value and meaning.

  • #173
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  • #174
  • #175

    Smile

  • #176

    Why Knb5?

    Why not Ka4? 

    Then Qa7 or Qc6 and eventually black escapes

  • #177

    hard

  • #178

    tough

  • #179

    Nice 1

  • #180

    6 nice checkmate!

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