4/7/2012 - Piskov-Kiselov 1987 (colors and names reversed)

  • #181
    frustratedbytitans wrote:

    Will someone please tell me why the black queen cannot take the white rook on d4 and defeat that check move?  Someone else asked this also.

    frustratedbytitans

    Because queen moves to g3 checkmate? That's kinda obvious

  • #182

    good one!

  • #183
    GONTOMAR wrote:

    what happens if 2...   kf4

    Took me a while to see this: Rook puts king in check, queen takes rook, then queen g3 checkmate.

  • #184

    easy!

  • #185

    excellant!!!

  • #186

    nice

  • #187

    nice

  • #188

    Great!

  • #189

    !

  • #190
    vyik wrote:

    Even if a beginner makes a winning move by mistake, it is still not luck. Everything happens for a reason.

    That's a perfectly valid viewpoint that I wouldn't argue with. I didn't know that was what you were getting at.

  • #191

    Sweet.Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • #192

    Thanks for the puzzle.

  • #193

    Nice

  • #194

    nice puzzle

  • #195

    The queen has to guard the mating square.

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