Mate in one-I win?! Think Again.

  • #1

    Bearhugger(1640) vs Zonebone (1586)
    This was a real game that I played that was pretty ironic.
    I thought I mate in one but really my opponent did.

  • #2

    Reminds me of the old commercial where the oldtimer GM-type smugly announces check and the kid responds checkmate- anybody remember that ad? For antacid? headache?

  • #3

    bearhugger do you know how you could have won ?

  • #4
    kco wrote:

    bearhugger do you know how you could have won ?


     Yes actually Qb3 Rc3 then Bc1#

  • #5

     KCO is right. I figured it out too once I knew there was an instant checkmate.

  • #6

    I guess you should have just settled for mate in 2. 

  • #7
    Sigmoid_Flexure wrote:

    Reminds me of the old commercial where the oldtimer GM-type smugly announces check and the kid responds checkmate- anybody remember that ad? For antacid? headache?


     No Sorry never saw it but I tryed to find it on youtube just now

  • #8
    bearhugger wrote:
    Sigmoid_Flexure wrote:

    Reminds me of the old commercial where the oldtimer GM-type smugly announces check and the kid responds checkmate- anybody remember that ad? For antacid? headache?


     No Sorry never saw it but I tryed to find it on youtube just now


    Me too- couldn't find it. It's at least 40 years old.

  • #9

    Brings new meaning to the words forced mate.

  • #10
    bearhugger wrote:
    kco wrote:

    bearhugger do you know how you could have won ?


     Yes actually Qb3+ Rc3 then Bc1#


     and also there is Qb3+ if d3 Qxd3#

  • #11

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