5 Responses to Friday Quiz

  1. bumpaguv says:

    1. Rxg7 Rxf6 [1. … e5+ 2. dxe5 Rxf6 3. exf6 Bd3 4. Rh7+ Kg8 5. Rcg7+ Kf8 6. Rh8#] 2. Rh7+ Kg8 3. Rcg7+ Kf8 4. Ke5 and Black is helpless.

  2. Yuichi Sato says:

    (a) 1.Rxg7 ( threatening checkmate with 2.Rh7# ) Rxf6 2.Rh7+ Kg8 3.Rcg7+ Kf8 4.Ke5 Rg6 ( or 4. …Rf7 5.Rxf7+ Kg8 6.Rfg7+ Kf8 7.Kf6 and 8.Rh8# ) 5.hxg6 Be2 6.Kf6 Bxf3 7.Rh8#
    (b) 1.Rxg7 e5+ 2.dxe5 Rxf6 3.exf6 Be2 4.Rh7+ Kg8 5.Rcg7+ Kf8 6.Rh8#

  3. yelenadembo says:

    Very good! But 2.Ke5 was played in the game.

  4. yelenadembo says:

    Very good! But on the 2nd move 2.Ke5 was played 🙂

  5. bumpaguv says:

    Yes, that’s more decisive – sometimes the order of moves in a combination can be changed to make it work better. I got it!

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