Sudden lightning

Irontiger
Black plays and White either loses the queen or is checkmated. That's strange to find such things in the calm Benoni.
mkchan2951

thats a 2 move mate white's move + black's move is counted as 1

Irontiger
manikcharan wrote:

thats a 2 move mate white's move + black's move is counted as 1


No, that's mate in three in the longest variation. I only showed the tricky one.

 

mkchan2951

well yea but dum time-wasting moves are just a part of all the roads that lead to rome(checkmate)

mirage

what is this world's delight? lightning, that mocks the night, brief even as bright.

Balachandar

good one.

vonryanmar

it's not 3moves mates.. coz if you like to make it longer.. there's lot of move to stop the check.. 

Irontiger
vonryanmar wrote:

it's not 3moves mates.. coz if you like to make it longer.. there's lot of move to stop the check.. 


Good point ! Thanks. That's not even checkmate, my apologies, I edited the original post.

It is still winning of course.