4/17/2012 - Mate in 5

shon615
labpi wrote:

yeewassup, how about 3...Kf8?

um.... qf7#?

what about that?

redflow2

theres a second solution 

Hyblox

Is it me or is there another way? 

1. Qe6+ Kg8

2. Nf7+ Kh8

3. (1) Nd8+ Kf8

3. (2) Nd8+ Kg8

4. (1) Qf7#

4. (2) Qe8+ Qf8

5. Qf8#

Hoganhaben
Taylorseb wrote:

smothered mate - nice combination to know

SMOTHERED IS RIGHT!!!!

samurai20

two interesting ways to do it

gambitsareok
stevesportz4 wrote:

Very clever!

Nothing wrong with it. Today's answer had a queen sacrifice and a

smothered mate with a knight so that's obviously the right one.

gambitsareok
yeewassup wrote:

usually these puzzles are well thought out, but i seem to see another mate in 5, is there anything wrong with:

 

not saying that this puzzle isn't well thought out

That's what I was trying to quote

 

Hani_caspian

Not Bad...i have seen this before but its fun to solve such puzzles yet

Tom_Pin_Croatia
pompom
yeewassup wrote:

usually these puzzles are well thought out, but i seem to see another mate in 5, is there anything wrong with:

 

not saying that this puzzle isn't well thought out

Completely true.  There is nothing wrong with that line.  I don't think this puzzle is supposed to have 2 solutions.  Maybe the composer didn't see this?

Tom_Pin_Croatia

Hi everyone!

It is good old Fischer style!:)

Bravo for another version of mate in 5, it proves that is allways good to be creative and thoughtful!

shengyi

Concept of Smothered Mate

Sarat_Maharjan

Just loved it...

PawnInTheGame

the oldest trick in the book!

Dramaticpiece

Nothing like discovery checks

Dramaticpiece

I think it was originally named Lucena's Mate. correct me if am wrong

theredknight17
yeewassup wrote:

usually these puzzles are well thought out, but i seem to see another mate in 5, is there anything wrong with:

 

not saying that this puzzle isn't well thought out

Yeah, I saw the same thing

islamaaah

done

MotsBe

that is so smart!...nice puzzle. :)

winston_d

SO SO EASYYell