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  1. 02 Nov '09 06:33

    ...Nf2+ Rxf2 Qxf2 Be3 help where can my queen go
  2. 02 Nov '09 10:32
    Is that from a Dragon with 6.f4 ?
  3. 02 Nov '09 10:35
    I don`t know i just made up the position since its a good trap to be aware of since it can happen semi often.
  4. 02 Nov '09 10:46
    I was thinking 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.f4 Nc6 7.Nf3 Bg7 8.Bc4 (instead of the more common Bd3) 0-0 9.0-0 Re8 10.Bb3 Qb6+ 11.Kh1 Ng4 12.Nd5!

    But I guess there are other variations that may lead tothe same trap
  5. Standard member Alzheimer
    A brain like a sieve
    02 Nov '09 10:51
    you get similar position in the Kings Indian Four Pawn Attack.
  6. 02 Nov '09 13:00
    That is real sneaky, I know i would just go straight for philidor's mate as black.
  7. 03 Nov '09 03:18
    Mathmo notice that philidors mate fails since when black gets around to playing ...Qg1+ white doesnt have to play Rxg1 but can play Nxf1 instead.
  8. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    03 Nov '09 03:52
    Originally posted by National Master Dale
    Mathmo notice that philidors mate fails since when black gets around to playing ...Qg1+ white doesnt have to play Rxg1 but can play Nxf1 instead.
    I did that once (move 12 onwards), strangely I ended up with the smothered mate anyway.

  9. 03 Nov '09 12:41
    Originally posted by National Master Dale
    Mathmo notice that philidors mate fails since when black gets around to playing ...Qg1+ white doesnt have to play Rxg1 but can play Nxf1 instead.
    Thanks for pointing that out, i missed it completely. Just goes to show that its easy to get tunnel vision and ignore other considerations when you think you recognise a nice combination. Yep, im pretty sure that would have got me in a game.