5/23/2011 - Team Participation

rabbidash

very easy

ReyRambler1960

Easy.

carlosmadura

very good

stephen_33

Not much thought required.

faial2000

faial2000

stephen_33

Don't know what faial2000 in post #190 is trying to demonstrate above but I think the solution is meant to be mate in three as follows:-

As for his second diagram ..... ?

MrL

don't understand why whites black bishop did not take the black queen on the first move. or why white's queen moved to a spot that left it hanging for black's bishop. 

Lee01032017
Nice puzzle
stephen_33
MrL wrote:

don't understand why whites black bishop did not take the black queen on the first move. or why white's queen moved to a spot that left it hanging for black's bishop. 

Because that solution in the diagram (#186) by faial2000 is a piece of nonsense? The efficient solution is mate in 3 moves! ....

1. Rh8+ Kxh8 2. Qh6+ Kg8 3. Qg7#