Puzzle #3

  1. 4 years ago

    Yotta

    Sep 18 Administrator

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    White to move, checkmate in 5 moves.

    FEN: 6r1/p3p1rk/1p1pPp1p/q3n2R/4P3/3BR2P/PPP2QP1/7K w - - 0 1

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  2. Alternatively, the more obvious 6 moves solution (because who counts when they find a mate!):

    4. Rxg4+ Qg5  5.Rxg5+ fxg5  6. e5#
  3. Yotta

    Sep 19 Administrator

    Also a nice play... I suppose the pivotal move in both solutions is e5.

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