4/25/2013 - Mate in 4

sourdoughman

morning everyone, beautiful day over here...!

cshuenss

sacrificing your rook? all part of checkmate

jakeryan150482
pcfilho wrote:

A hard problem: Albert Becker announces MATE IN 4! Can you solve it?

http://jornalheiros.blogspot.com/2013/04/xadrez-mate-em-4-albert-becker.html

  

1 Rc8+ Qxc8  2 Qxb6+ Qb7  3 Nc6+ Kc8  4 Qd8#

123me

gotcha

ortodata
Problema resolvido!
heintz

gotcha...

TorbenKyhlSorensen

At first I discarded the rook sacrifice, because I couldn't see a mate after gxh6, but then I saw 1. Rxh6+ , gxh6  2. Qg8+!! , Knxg8  3. Bf5++  Very nice Cool

Assessor

This puzzle took some time to solve, so many variables to consider but I eventually got there. Good one!

AomRon
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oblite

Nice!

eddysallin

Required some thought,,,,good work

AomRon
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AomRon

i wanna eat cockroach!

Gil-Gandel
TorbenKyhlSorensen wrote:

At first I discarded the rook sacrifice, because I couldn't see a mate after gxh6, but then I saw 1. Rxh6+ , gxh6  2. Qg8+!! , Knxg8  3. Bf5++  Very nice 

Thank you! That's the part I just wasn't seeing.

PIRATCH

Not easy to see! Nice puzzle. Wink

SingingSnail

Who needs caffine to get the gray cells working Laughing

freelunch
TorbenKyhlSorensen wrote:

At first I discarded the rook sacrifice, because I couldn't see a mate after gxh6, but then I saw 1. Rxh6+ , gxh6  2. Qg8+!! , Knxg8  3. Bf5++  Very nice 

That solution is even more beautiful: sacrificing R ánd Q to mate!!

citrui

founded

dc17

ok done....

jay8209

nice..