4/13/2012 - Unusual Mating Pattern

DailyFun
mpmontgo67

First and well... yeah

mpmontgo67

It is very unusual indeed. But I like it. Does anyone know when it was played and by whom?

RobertSimonUy

second

bababawhomp

that was fun.... and easy.

mpmontgo67

I always find it interesting when a pawn promotes to a piece other than a queen. I guess in some situations it can be useful, like the one shown in this puzzle.

daniel528

Interesting

dufferps

Well titled, and very elegant.

glasply

I liked that.

Marmate

1st page!

aldlv

unusual... is correct

ocmn6

good puzzle about what to promote for the ultimate win!!!

leovinik

i got it right!Laughing

chessplayer168

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jbeest

Maybe the underpromotion gets to mate quickest, but I suspect there were alternatives.

sofaknee

Nice

Melultu

Kf6 is also valid, no?

sultaninx

Super

Delmarko

I think you could mate in 2 moves here

Logical_Chess

Yeah, unusual but nice :D