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|Feb-21-17|| ||Autoreparaturwerkbau: I must be blind but what happens in game line after <11...Kxe4> (king taking pawn)?|
|Feb-21-17|| ||cocker: Seems to have been a sudden increase in difficulty this week. Means the rest of the week will be beyond me.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||thegoodanarchist: <FSR: What the heck is Ragnar Rock?>|
Ragnarök is a battle at the end of the world, in Norse mythology, IIRC.
|Feb-21-17|| ||moronovich: <Autoreparaturwerkbau: I must be blind but what happens in game line after <11...Kxe4> (king taking pawn)?>|
0-0-0,followed by RHe1+ mating.The BKing is "in a box".A mating net.
|Feb-21-17|| ||morfishine: By move <6> White has 3 minors developed while Black has zero|
Of course we can sacrifice on <f7>
|Feb-21-17|| ||schachfuchs: To make things short, I was going for 9.Ng6+ after Ke7. |
Anyway, I think this puzzle is more Tuesday adequate than it was yesterday's Monday ;-)
|Feb-21-17|| ||tatarch: <moronovich: <Autoreparaturwerkbau: I must be blind but what happens in game line after <11...Kxe4> (king taking pawn)?>|
0-0-0,followed by RHe1+ mating.The BKing is "in a box".A mating net.>
Maybe 12.Nc3+ first, since white queen is hanging? Not sure on quickest mate but black looks pretty boxed in.
|Feb-21-17|| ||steinitzfan: I was at first attracted to 12 O-O-O+. I think 12 Rd1+ is actually clearer though. Keeping the c1 square open for the rook can be valuable. The game line is fine though. There are probably other ways to win as well.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||agb2002: White is one pawn down.
The first idea that comes to mind is 7.Nxe5 dxe5 8.Bxf7+ Ke7 (8... Kxf7 9.Qxd8 + -) but it's not clear how to continue.
Reversing the move order yields 7.Bxf7+ Kxf7 (else Qb3 with identical material but an overwhelming position) 8.Nxe5+:
A) 8... Ke8 9.Qh5+ and mate in two.
B) 8... Ke7
B.1) 9.Ng6+ followed by Nxh8 looks winning.
B.2) 9.Nd5+ Ke6 (9... Ke8 10.Qh5+ as in A) 10.Qg4+ Kxe5 11.Bf4+
B.2.a) 11... Kd4 12.Be3+ Kd3 (12... Kc4 13.Qe2#; 12... Ke5 13.Qf4+ Ke6 14.Qf5#) 13.Rf1+ Kc2(4) 14.Qe2#.
B.2.b) 11... Kxe4 12.Nc3+ Kd4 (12... Kd3 13.Qe2+ Kd4 14.Rd1+ Kc5 15.Qb5#) 13.Be3+ Ke5 (13... Kd3 14.Qe2#) 14.Bd4#.
C) 8... Ke6 9.Qd5+ Kf6 (9... Ke7 10.Qf7#) 10.Qf7+ Kxe5 11.Bf4+ Kd4 12.Qd5#.
D) 8... Kf6 9.Qd4 (threatens Nc6+)
D.1) 9... dxe5 10.Qxd8 + - [Q+P vs B+N].
D.2) 9... Nc6 10.Nxc6+ wins.
D.3) 9... Qa5 10.Nc6+ wins.
D.3) 9... Qb6 10.Nd7+ wins.
D.4) 9... Qc7 10.Nd5+ wins.
D.5) 9... Qe8 10.Nd5+ Ke6 11.Nc7+ Ke7 12.Nxe8 wins decisive material (12... dxe5 13.Qxe5+ Be6 14.Nxg7).
D.6) 9... Ke6 10.Qd5+ as in C.
D.7) 9... Ke7 10.Ng6+ as in B.
E) 8... dxe5 9.Qxd8 + - [Q+P vs B+N].
|Feb-21-17|| ||Carlos0012358: This puzzle is less about the solution and more about how black got himself in that shape after only 7 moves. Neither do these two were pre-war wizards, but Antti must have had a rough night before this game.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||zb2cr: I saw the first two moves, but got hung up on White response to 8. ... Kf6. Not enough time this morning, so I gave up.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||belgradegambit: Not a Tuesday level problem.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||Pedro.Akcio: I saw Bxf7, but I went for Nxe5 first...only to realize that Qxd8+ is a blunder, and the line with Bxf7 is not as effective after the sacrifice even though white still has compensation|
|Feb-21-17|| ||The Kings Domain: Neat puzzle and a memorable game.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||catlover: <belgradegambit: Not a Tuesday level problem.>|
Yeah, I thought maybe I overslept and woke up on Friday.
|Feb-21-17|| ||whiteshark: Boom Bang.... ♫♪|
|Feb-21-17|| ||drollere: <I must be blind but what happens in game line after <11...Kxe4> (king taking pawn)?>|
something at least as bad as 12. Bg5+ winning the Q at leisure.
|Feb-21-17|| ||keypusher: < drollere: <I must be blind but what happens in game line after <11...Kxe4> (king taking pawn)?>
something at least as bad as 12. Bg5+ winning the Q at leisure.>|
12.Nc3+ mates in a few moves.
|Feb-21-17|| ||drollere: <belgradegambit: Not a Tuesday level problem.>|
Bxf7+ followed by a N check and a Q attack is a pretty standard family of trappy opening hazards for black in a traditional Kp opening. often the N check is at g5 but either way the KN moves to the 5th rank to open the white diagonal for the Q.
you can't predict what happens after the N check because it all depends on black's answer. so i'd assume the "easy" aspect of the puzzle was to see Bf7+ as the obvious move in this position.
|Feb-21-17|| ||kevin86: Black pieces never left the back row.|
|Feb-21-17|| ||beenthere240: Black must have felt proud about 3...e5 ("Ohhhh I hope he takes it!"|
|Feb-21-17|| ||Sularus: the old Bxf7+ trick|
|Mar-02-17|| ||PhilFeeley: <cocker: Seems to have been a sudden increase in difficulty this week. Means the rest of the week will be beyond me.> Maybe he's just run out of easy ones. I've been on this site for 5 years now and with posting 52 to 104 easy ones a year, he was bound to run out of them sometime. After all, aren't most of the games here supposed to be by people who know how to play the game?|
|Dec-14-17|| ||SoDark: Even if black brings out knight to defend, 3...Nc6 4. Nxd4 e5 5. c3 exd4 6. cxd4 d6 7. Nc3 |
Full central dominance and development for the exchange.
|Dec-14-17|| ||SoDark: From there
3...Nc6 4. Nxd4 e5 5. c3 exd4 6. cxd4 h6 7. Nc3 Bb4 8. Bc4 Nf6 9. a3 Ba5 10. f3 O-O 11. O-O
White has a beautiful pawn structure, and spacial advantage. In blitz one may calculate till if Nxd4, Black cannot NxNd4 as QxD4 and eventually play the pawn forward.
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