A pretty mate in 7 puzzle


  • 4 years ago · Quote · #1

    SonofaBishop67

    Here is a problem that I enjoyed a lot from Reinfeld's '1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate'...had to share it! Hope you like!

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #2

    heinzie

    wow

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #3

    MDOC777

    Nice. The ending was familiar to me from TT.  Didn't take long to solve.  Smile

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #4

    crimsonaaron

    There is no need to take the rook first.... It's mate in 5

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #5

    thecheesykid

    crimsonaaron wrote:

    There is no need to take the rook first.... It's mate in 5

    No, taking the rook is necessary because it's pinning your pieces to the king.

    Nice mate man.

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #6

    heinzie

    Except you end up losing after 3. Na6+ Kc8

  • 4 years ago · Quote · #7

    SonofaBishop67

    Right; with the rook on e8, the threat of Qc7# is impossible. Glad you enjoyed it!

  • 5 months ago · Quote · #8

    buggyguy2

    Awesome!

  • 5 months ago · Quote · #9

    Arisktotle

    Reinfelds variation on the suffocation mate is a missed chance in delivering a useful lesson on pinning and unpinning which is evidently available. A bit better is this one:


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