Originally posted by hunterknoxJust imagine if the f2 wasn't there and you could have answered NxQ with ...Bg5+!!
Seeing as my opponent's too modest to post this, behold the fork to end all forks - every major piece and the king...
[pgn][Event "August 2012 Banded Duel 1700-1750"] [Site "http://www.redhotpawn.com"] [Date "2012.10.24"] [EndDate "2012.11.15"] [Round "3"] [White "jayo"] [Black "hunterknox"] [WhiteRating "1656"] [BlackRating "1667"] [WhiteElo "1656"] [ ...[text shortened]... h!} Kg7h6 28. Ne6xc7 1-0[/pgn]
Anyone got a better one than that?
Originally posted by paulbuchmanfromficsTop Ten reasons I declined to Fork You:
Your thread title setup so many punchlines!
Originally posted by SwissGambitLOL ...
Top Ten reasons I declined to Fork You:
10) You never let me do it from the 8th rank.
9) Last time I did, my Knight came back with spots.
8) I was afraid my Bishop would get trapped.
7) Don't want to have to make any more pawn support payments.
6) You'll just complain that a black Knight would have been taller.
5) If I play one blitz game, ...[text shortened]... NE reason I declined to fork you:
1) I couldn't get my pawn to promote.
Originally posted by SmittyTimeExcept the knight was pinned to the king until the bishop took the rook on h4 - which was on h4 for that reason and that reason alone!
Nice. Not to take anything away from your opponent's move, but he could have played 25 N e6 and they your dark squared bishop would have been forked as well!
Originally posted by vivifyPick one...
Why is it that in both games posted, the one who's forked waits until after the queen is captured to resign? As if that's not the obvious move?