8 Responses to Saturday Quiz

  1. Yuichi Sato says:

    (a) 1.Rf1 Bxc4 2.Qf8+ Rxf8 3.Rxf8#
    (b) 1.Rf1 Qe7 2.Qxe7 Bxc4 3.Qg7#
    (c) 1.Rf1 Qe8 2.Qg7#
    (d) 1.Rf1 Qf7 2.Qxf7+ Kh8 3.Qg7#
    (e) 1.Rf1 Qg4 2.Qf8+ Rxf8 3.Rxf8#
    (f) 1.Rf1 Re8 2.Qf8+ Rxf8 3.Rxf8#

  2. bumpaguv says:

    1. Rf1 forces mate in at most two more moves (2. Qf8+ Rxf8 3. Rxf8#). If Black tries to guard f8 with the Queen (1…Qc8, 1…Qd8, 1…Qe8) then the guard of g7 is lost and White mates by 2. Qg7.

  3. Kartik says:


  4. mdchess says:

    1. Rf1 (threat Qf8+ Rxf8 Rxf8# ) if Qe8 Qg7# or if Rb1 Qf8#

  5. yelenadembo says:

    Well done

  6. yelenadembo says:

    Very good

  7. yelenadembo says:

    Actually, 1.Rf1 wins faster

  8. yelenadembo says:

    Well done

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