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Vladimir Andreevich Makogonov vs Vitaly Chekhover
URS-ch10 (1937), Tbilisi, rd 5, Apr-18
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Variation (E32)  ·  0-1
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Dec-19-05  ReikiMaster: Simple but easy to miss. Best Monday puzzle yet!
Dec-19-05  AlexBabich: I saw this puzzle in one of the exersizes in a russian chess book about three years ago and I instantly recognized it. I don't know why white did not move Kf1. Sometimes your opponent just hands you an apportunity for mate.
Dec-19-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  YouRang: A very pretty position with a pin and a counter-pin. Easy puzzle, just right for a Monday. :)
Dec-19-05  rochade18: I've seen easier monday puzzles. It took me some time to discover the right queen move.

a very nice one!

Dec-19-05  NakoSonorense: hardest monday puzzle ever
Dec-19-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: A case of pin and counter pin---in this case the original pin is the pin winner. White's queen and king are forked by black's queen. The queen cannot capture and is thus,lost. :(

A good Monday puzzle.

Dec-19-05  trumbull0042: A subtle puzzle. A nice relief from brutish queen sacs often seen on Mondays (not that I don't enjoy brutish queen sacs, but they were starting to get kind of old).
Dec-19-05  SickedChess: quite easy to find just 3 seconds for me :)
Dec-19-05  chesscrazy: Interesting puzzle. I got it but missed the counterpin (I got Qh4 but didn't see the pin. How did I get that? No clue). I have a very strange brain.
Dec-19-05  taerone: Nice puzzle, pin against pin.
Dec-19-05  DtRooster: I got it within about 20 seconds, so it couldn't have been too hard.
Dec-19-05  flamboyant: yeah took be about 20-30 sec also, very cool monday puzzle, i really had to focus on the program, which is kinda rare for a monday ;)
Dec-19-05  robertbj: I quit forever
Dec-19-05  mr j: Nice puzzel. It would be very satisfying to pull off such a winning move in a game :-)
Dec-19-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  beenthere240: I think most people see it in a real game (unless they're in a time crunch, since all other moves lose!)
Dec-19-05  apoorv: HARDEST Monday puzzle of all time (took me 20 seconds)
Dec-19-05  BishopofBlunder: I took way too long trying to solve this puzzle. I kept looking for a Boden's Mate.
Dec-19-05  Chess Classics: I got that one, but I'd seen it before. I think it was in Fred Reinfeld's "Win at Chess", a good book for bad tacticians like me!

Regards,
CC

Dec-19-05  Tariqov: Pretty easy for a monday,is it really hard?? seems like a normal monday puzzle. <BishopBlunder>Do you know what is a Boden"s mate is ??? There are no Bishops!
Dec-19-05
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  JeffCaruso: < <BishopBlunder>Do you know what is a Boden"s mate is ??? There are no Bishops!> He knows. He's just joshing!
Dec-19-05  snowie1: It's the little things in life that hurt; you can sit on a mountain, but you can't sit on a pin.
Dec-20-05  BishopofBlunder: <JeffCaruso: < <BishopBlunder>Do you know what is a Boden"s mate is ??? There are no Bishops!> He knows. He's just joshing!>

Must have been my deadpan delivery...

Aug-27-06  syracrophy: This game has the same taste of pins of this position:

Brundtrup-Budrich, Berlin, 1954


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1.Bc5! Bb6 2.Qf4+! wins the queen

Nov-15-10  sevenseaman: Both were hanging by the same noose; the taller one just managed to touch the ground with his toes!
Dec-04-11  indoknight: the ending is like Timman vs Kasparov, 1985
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