5/16/2014 - Fluvia Poyatos - Grischuk, Oropesa 1998

  • #181

    Tough puzzle 

  • #182

    I got the 2nd move right I'm not sure about the first one though

  • #183
    Dawnflower101 wrote:

    I got the 2nd move right I'm not sure about the first one though

    The first move is to remove black's threat to the e2 bishop.

  • #184

    THIS DOES NOT LEAD TO MATE IT'S AN EXCHANGE OF PIECES!!!!

  • #185

    THIS DID NOT LEAD TO MATE!!

  • #186

    Cool

  • #187

    Thanks!!!!

  • #188
    BryanCFB wrote:
    Pilotjohn wrote:

    I don't get this puzzle... Can somebody tell me why pond didn't take Q on d4 on the 2nd move -or why Q traded for a K instead of R?

    Basically, if the queen takes the rook there will be nothing left to take the knight, whereas when the queen takes the knight the bishop will be able to take the rook.

    Alrigty! So it's about learning to prioritise! Laughing If you miss the right sequence, you miss the next big thing, ok!

  • #189

    Yell

  • #190

    Misreading the title: Flying Potatoes?

  • #191

    Cool

  • #192

    k

  • #193

    revisit 25.01.15 Solved

    After all the simplifications, White should be winning. Wondering though if 2...PxQ would have been better for Black?

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