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Here is a problem that I enjoyed a lot from Reinfeld's '1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate'...had to share it! Hope you like!
Nice. The ending was familiar to me from TT. Didn't take long to solve.
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.
Except you end up losing after 3. Na6+ Kc8
Right; with the rook on e8, the threat of Qc7# is impossible. Glad you enjoyed it!
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:
by egoole a few minutes ago
mate in two #8
by Antipus a few minutes ago
making requests to your opponent
by thegreat_patzer 4 minutes ago
Stats Effected Badly
by ChessOfPlayer 4 minutes ago
Can we design a game that a computer cannot play well?
by 0110001101101000 4 minutes ago
8/30/2016 - Winning Clean
by ChessFail10000 4 minutes ago
HUMORISTIC FUNNY CHESS PICS, IMAGES, CARICATURES, ETC...
by MACRINUS 6 minutes ago
I play a lot, but I'm not improving. What am I doing wrong?
by ThrillerFan 6 minutes ago
is mike kummer really bad at chess or just have many haters?
by 0110001101101000 7 minutes ago
why in low yime matches I am always weak????
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