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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:
Should i learn the bishop and knight vs king checkmate?
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help-mate in 4 (hard)
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First time since 2008 that Anand will not be in the world championship tittle match.
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