Are you greedy?

Cgtillos

Hello again! 

Haven't seen you for a long time, so get a really awesome one! 

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Again, the advantage is obvious, but direct promotion blunders half of white's +10. 
Also, you don't need to queen in the nearest 3 moves at all! 

Have fun analyzing this! 

MathWizKidA
Cgtillos wrote:

Hello again! 

Haven't seen you for a long time, so get a really awesome one! 

 

Again, the advantage is obvious, but direct promotion blunders half of white's +10. 
Also, you don't need to queen in the nearest 3 moves at all! 

Have fun analyzing this! 

What's your 1st thought? Mine is 1. Rd6.

Cgtillos

I think one needs first of all to get rid of the black's night that covers the promotion square.

captaintugwash

Probably Bc8, preparing Rd8.

captaintugwash

Correction... Bc6

Giving up the bishop to play Rd8 is worth a lot more than the bishop's value. However, Bc8 is met with Re8. Bc6 stops this, giving white the time he needs to play Rd8.

captaintugwash

Yes I think I like Bc6.

 

Bxb5 doesn't work, we want black to take the bishop with the king, which draws him away from d8. This frees the knight up to play Nd6 (after Rd8 of course) if black tries to blockade the promotion square.

captaintugwash

Rd6 does look strong, but it burdens the knight, since it protects the rook from the king. There are no checkmate threats, and the rook is better on the d-file, so I don't think it works... well, it does because it's still winning, but I feel like we'll need to abandon the bishop and get the rook to d8 to make progress.

 

Bc6 now looks good.

Cgtillos
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Cgtillos

Thank you all, I think chess.com is not worthy platform to play on due to its 1 second delay on each move (even if premoving). 

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Kmatta

Qf5 is mate in 3.