Originally posted by Ragnorak1.Qf8+ Kh5 2.g4+ Kxg4 (2...Kh4 3.Qh6+ Kxh4 4.Qg5(h3)# ) 3.h3+ Kh5 ( 3...Kh4 4.Qh6# ) 4.Ng3+ Kh4 5.Qh6#
I really enjoyed playing this game the other night, so thought I'd share.
Firstly, find the mate in 5 for white from this position.
[fen]rn6/pp2Q2p/6pk/8/P1P2P2/1q2p1P1/4N1KP/7R w - - 0 25[/fen]
Originally posted by RagnorakVery nice game!
And now the game...
Black's strategy was to dominate the dark diagonal. Whites (mine) was to try to punish black's lack of development and accept the loss of the exchange for black's important dark bishop. Allowing the pushing of the pawn and not castling was part of this risky strategy.
I like how defense was of the counter attacking kind. Black sh ...[text shortened]... + Kg7 24. Qe7+ Kh6 25. g4 Nc6 26. g5+ Kh5 27. Qxh7+
Kg4 28. Qd7+ Kh5 29. Qh3# *