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Frederick Rhine vs NN
Internet blitz game (2010) (blitz), instantchess.com, May-14
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Saduleto Variation (D20)  ·  1-0

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May-04-14
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  FSR: I submitted this game because it is an example of the extremely rare phenomenon of administering checkmate by capturing en passant. See http://chicagochess.blogspot.com/20...; G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928; http://www.chess.com/forum/view/gen....
Sep-20-17
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  FSR: To my surprise, the game may still be viewed on the site where I played it. http://tinyurl.com/22n6wv8
Sep-21-17  weary willy: 32 Ree8 and mates(?) - or were you playing for that ep glory?
Sep-21-17
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  FSR: <weary willy> You're right, that would have been considerably faster. No, I certainly wasn't dreaming of an en passant mate at that point.

Incidentally, my 23.Ne6?? was a blunder that he should have met with 23...Re8! winning back the piece. I realized that immediately after playing my move, but luckily my opponent missed it.

Oct-23-17  morfishine: Even better is <32.Rxg8+> 32...Kxg8 and now <33.Re8#>

*****

Oct-28-17  morfishine: <FSR> Even better is <32.Rxg8+> 32...Kxg8 and now <33.Re8#>

*****

Oct-29-17
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  FSR: <morfishine> Ha, you are right! Good thing I was so tactically blind, or I wouldn't have been able to play an en passant mate.
Oct-29-17
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  moronovich: When I was younger I worked hard on constructing a tripple (!!!;) check ,but never succeeded ):

Feel free to try...

Oct-29-17  dumbgai: A triple check is possible in Xiangqi (Chinese chess) thanks to two rules:

The cannon moves like a chariot/rook, but can only attack/capture something if there is another piece (either your own or your opponent’s) in between.

The horse moves like a knight, but can be “blocked” if there’s a piece immediately adjacent on the long side. So for example a knight on a1 cannot move to b3 if there’s something on a2.

Therefore the triple check can be achieved as follows (using standard chess notation; xiangqi uses different notation): cannon on d3, horse on e3, chariot (equivalent to rook) on e4, enemy general (king) on d5. Currently the enemy general is not in check, but moving the chariot from e4 to d4 simultaneously delivers a triple check.

Oct-29-17
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  FSR: <dumbgai> Cool!
Oct-29-17
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  FSR: Good Monday puzzle, which could begin after 31...Ng8 or even 30...Rxd4. I failed to solve it!
Jun-18-18
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  Korora: <dumbgai> Just re-set the Red Cannon on d5, the Red Horse on e5, the Red Chariot/Rook on e6, and the Black General on d7, and the Chariot moves to d6 for triple check; thus the General is still in the palace/fortress and Black hasn't long since forfeited by making an illegal move.

Getting back to sixty-four squares from ninety vertices, NN was out of options by the time <FSR> played 37.h5. Giving up the Rook by 37...♖d8 would only have delayed the inevitable by a move after 38.♖xd8, and the spite check 37...♖xf2+ would only have delayed the inevitable by a move after 38.♔xf2. Any other move would have been instant death no less than the text: 37...g6 would have allowed the same mate as the text minus the en passant aspect, and any other move would have allowed 38.♖h8#.

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