5/16/2012 - Challenging Mate in 2

ZacWilson

Nice job entombing the King.

chessleogeo

I didn't see that the knight was going to capture the queen

Still, I got it without a mistake

Lincolm

Nice puzzle.

TillTheEndOfTime

white position is so much better, i don't want to sac my queen, i want to enjoy it for few more moves!!!

MaxLangeIsGood

Challenging??? Hahahaaa...nice mate, but not very challenging...4 secs!

moved

I was thinking about Rxd5. But then Bd6, it becomes mate in 3.

sam-native
Jonmdill wrote:

Never say first again. Why would you say first. Stop it.

 

Oh, and I also don't care if you found it easy. So did 50% of the commentors. Let's try saying something worthwile once in a while.

castle_mate

Cool

killerthemaster

Surprised

Morris_W3

why wouldn't either Rxd5 or exd5 followed by Q-c7# work? Queen sac looks prettier I guess.

TrickyKid
Jonmdill wrote:

Never say first again. Why would you say first. Stop it.

 

Oh, and I also don't care if you found it easy. So did 50% of the commentors. Let's try saying something worthwile once in a while.

Hear, hear!

coolhandluke121
Jonmdill wrote:

Never say first again. Why would you say first. Stop it.

 

Oh, and I also don't care if you found it easy. So did 50% of the commentors. Let's try saying something worthwile once in a while.

Yeah, no kidding. How hard do you expect a realistic puzzle to be if it's mate in 2 or mate in 3? It makes you look like a complete tool if you feel the need to say it's easy.

shahronakm

Easy one.

Nuala_ONeill

Ouch, delta quad's puzzle was difficult.

 

Nice one

popoik

didn't like that one as much

squirto

Easy!

brfc

taxing.........

jublu99

easy one

rjavier

I think they labeled this as being difficult because Nabokov considered placing this puzzle in his book. Otherwise, it wouldn't make much sense, their comment, that is...

Gil-Gandel

More "unchallenging": queen sac, something like an Arabs' mate, done and dusted.