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Mate in 3 takes 5 moves according to the puzzle????
Easy but not a mate in 3 as the title claims.
Not # in 3 but 5 !
I believe this is known as a "smothered mate." It appears frequently in chess puzzle books.
After Qe6,Kh8Qg8+,R:g8Nf7# isn't this mate in 3 then?Or are the titles and puzzle mixed up?
Mate in 3? looked like a mate in 5
Name of the puzzle- Mate in 3.
Actual puzzle- Mate in 5.
What gives? I was driving myself crazy trying to figure out how there could possibly be a mate on move 3.
There is a mate in 3 just not showed here on this puzzle,...
Nice, but is mate in 5, not 3
A classic mating net, the Smothered Mate. Five is not three.
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How is this mate in 3? :)
A1 puzzle. Nice.
nice one happy to see the effective queen sacrifice
How is this a "Mate in 3"?
PEOPLE IT IS NOT A MATE IN THREE. IF YOU PLAY THE QUEEN SAC TOO EARLY HE JUST TAKES IT WITH THE KING AND IT'S OVER. YOU LOSE.
wtf, that's a mate in 5...
Its not mate in 3 its mate in 5!!!
by johnsmithmyer a few minutes ago
Sharp yet sound opening repertoire
by Robert_New_Alekhine a few minutes ago
I'm stuck at 1200-1380. Any tips on how to become better?
by HueyWilliams a few minutes ago
Is it possible to go back to basics?
by linlaoda 3 minutes ago
Invisible mate in 1 move never seen before on the face of this earth!!
by n9531l 3 minutes ago
Someone Cheating. Staff this is a #1 priority for you to read.
by SilentKnighte5 4 minutes ago
Glass chess sets, more than a decoration
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4/30/2016 - Caught In A Web
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