Do I save, or sacrifice the Queen while taking down 2 Majors in the process

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  • #2

    Definitely take the rooks.

    Some Tuesday on a ranch??

  • #3

    thank you paul, had trouble looking for a finish on this,

     

    even with the Queen sacrifice

  • #4

    yeah it was some tuesday, Cool

  • #5

    @Paddestoel

    puzzle was taken from chess tempo, and since I do not have a chess engine installed anywhere, Mandy was the option I had to play out the moves,

     

    Using her name, I based it on the movie, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and the dvd release was on October 9th 2007, which was a tuesday

     

    As for the ranch, the movie was filmed on a ranch in Austin

     

     

    the endInnocent

  • #6

    correct anna>>> two rooks are much valuabe then queen>>>then he has only queen and bishop,, so its easy for u>:):):P

  • #7

    you have 2 rooks and a knight for the queen. This looks good for black. You should be OK because I think black can keep everything protected and cover all possible checks. Then he can start to go after f2. Note that white also has to watch out for ne5+ so it looks like Bf4 is forced.

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  • #9
    vigneshknight wrote:

    correct anna>>> two rooks are much valuabe then queen>>>then he has only queen and bishop,, so its easy for u>:):):P

    seems like it now, Mandy and me played it out a couple of times, this time using Fritz, took us a couple of tries....................to get it, arrghhhhhhh

     

    the answers at some of these puzzle sites play out just a few moves as answers, and unless it is comprehensively clear, I like to play it out as well, and thanks vignesh for looking into this

  • #10
    xitvono wrote:

    you have 2 rooks and a knight for the queen. This looks good for black. You should be OK because I think black can keep everything protected and cover all possible checks. Then he can start to go after f2. Note that white also has to watch out for ne5+ so it looks like Bf4 is forced.


    thank you xitvono, also wondered if this would be different if Black's pawn was at a5, and not a7

  • #11

    therefore would game would go as

     

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