Mate in 3 (Hard)

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  • #2

    cool it isn't so obivousĀ 

  • #3
    crazynick8 wrote:

    cool it isn't so obivousĀ 


    I am glad you liked it! ;-)

  • #4

    Soon I intend to compose my own puzzles!

  • #5

    Why wouldn't black keep his Q on the back rank?

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  • #7

    why doesn't black play Qc8 after Ra2

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  • #9
    Narmi_Helas wrote:

    why doesn't black play Qc8 after Ra2


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  • #11
    hercher wrote:

    Why wouldn't black keep his Q on the back rank?


    The answer is in the h2 square. The black queen is controlling the b8 - h2 diagonal, once she moves on the back rank she is not protecting the h2 square anymore, therefore the white rook can mate in the next 2 moves!

  • #12

    @prativa_pralh

    On post # 16 how about Bxf7 ? I suppose there's a lot of variations of mate in one there...... But nice puzzles though....=D

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  • #14

    Last puzzle is mate in 1.

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  • #16

    In #42 Bd5+ wins the rook for black.

  • #17
    theoreticalboy wrote:

    In #42 Bd5+ wins the rook for black.

    Ever get the feeling you're just kinda being ignored?

  • #18
    AndyClifton wrote:
    theoreticalboy wrote:

    In #42 Bd5+ wins the rook for black.

    Ever get the feeling you're just kinda being ignored?

    lol, I'm just glad I can play chess well enough to recognise basic tactical motifs...

  • #19

    Incorrect! Try again...

  • #20

    Don't get a lot of oxygen up there in Nepal, do they?

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