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Wow! This is a very good problem, where the key issue is to arrive to a position with the right timing so as to trap the queen with the knight.
The longest sunday puzzle ever!
All the moves are forced, it takes so many moves because white has to manuever the Queen so that it can go to the 8th rank from the h-file and from the 8th rank move downwards for a check. The only possibility for that is going from h3 to c8.
People are saying that this never happens in the game and such, but this is precisely why we have these puzzles. The concept is actually not so hard, and if you knew that your goal was to get to h3+ then the moves leading up to that won't be that difficult. You probably would never reach this exact position in a game but this just shows the idea of manuevering your Queen to a perfect square with just a bunch of checks in an almost completely open board.
looks like I got first on this one.
ok, so actually according to my calculations, the ending is not check mate, can anyone verify?
Black steeped into a fork stupid puzzle
haha...nice puzzle...it just want to irritate huh???
bad moves by the black . he should get a draw.
Long but done.lease be relevant, helpful & nice!
Fascinating ! Completed a few puzzles like this so know that every move is vital. Once you understand the theme it becomes pretty easy to find the next move but you do keep asking 'where is this going?'
we all make mistakes?
by OnceUponaCheckmate 2 minutes ago
I am quitting chess.
by BISHOP_e3 4 minutes ago
Explain this blunder
by pestebalcanica 4 minutes ago
Musketeer Chess, a commercial chess variant with a large variety of new pieces
by routier1642 5 minutes ago
Is this Magnus Carlsen?
by OnceUponaCheckmate 7 minutes ago
by macer75 9 minutes ago
My Paul Morphy Impression
by ufmgambit06 9 minutes ago
by ChessPlayinDude47 14 minutes ago
White to move, mate in two. I CAN'T SOLVE IT!!!!! HELP!!!!
by recklass 31 minutes ago
Magnus Carlson a hard opponent to beat
by macer75 32 minutes ago
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