Classic Mate in One

kasparov5

This is a joke problem from Leonid Kubbel.  The position is perfectly legal. Good luck trying to find the only mate in one in this position!

 

A lot of moves seem like mate, but look carefully and you will see why not.

chessmaniac5

halarious!

JagdeepSingh

this is good one. it took some time and few tries to get it right.   Is there anymore like this?

mosqutip

wow

BWater

What about d8 and promote to queen?  Looks like a win to me.

LearnChess
BWater wrote:

What about d8 and promote to queen?  Looks like a win to me.


It's pinned.

KevinO

2 queens! 3 rooks! 4 bishops!

moriarty2010

What about knight to G6

Heavycatdiamondsnake
moriarty2010 wrote:

What about knight to G6


 Bxg6

pompom

Cool.  I don't see any other mates, so I guess you're right.

donfernando

what about dxc8 promote to queen ?

Heavycatdiamondsnake

that's not mate in one - Bb7

mai-thestar

I solve it>>wooow

metallo

if you take the bishop at c8 is also mat in one

DudaLima
metallo wrote:

if you take the bishop at c8 is also mat in one


black replies wiht Bb7...

grantchamp

Qg5#

grantchamp
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grantchamp

Qd6 also, the queen is pinned

grantchamp

Bd6

Heavycatdiamondsnake

Qg5+ then Q(c)xg5

Qd6+ then Kd8

Bd6+ then Kf6