4/17/2012 - Mate in 5

maxmatrix1982

easy! ;)

sheepweevil
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

You're correct. That's the solution I found too.

mszulzyk

this is mate in 3

smotheredmate1

Someone with a name like mine doesn't have problems solving this type of puzzle. lol

dahchessmaster

yay!! first try!!

Smoothkp

Top notch

Zalmeth

nice

knightenday

"smothered mate" :) classic

Timeyo_R_Nkosi

Done 

jerirose

nice

surfer277

smothered mate...right?

Mirek71

classic

Jeffitaph27

cake.

capaputi

variation on the same theme.  philidor's legacy--the smothered check.

Simara99

@ yeewassup

Had this one too, and the Queen doesn't die... ;)

bknight-sk

fantastic smothered mate!

voldermort123
sbbbbs wrote:
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

I had the same idea, but then I was brought to realise that the black king wasn't obliged to go to the corner, and if it goes Kf8 instead, there are no useful checks anymore.

fastig

wow. very nice

bEastNest

smothered

narensweet

very good