Originally posted by greenpawn34Thanks GP.
Nice sensible opening and I do like the Knight sac to feint an attack
on the Bishop when your real target was the King.
And that is the game. Checkmate. Excellent!
However......when you Queen was on c3 it was pinning that d2 Knight
and that d2 Knight was doing an important job.
Originally posted by vivify
Regarding white's knight, I don't think it could've done anything to help, unless you see something I don't. If white blocks check with the knight instead of the bishop:
[FEN "5rk1/6pp/8/3pQ3/1P1Pp1P1/B1qbP2P/3N3R/4K3 b - - 0 1"]
1...Qa1+ 2.Nb1 Qxb1+ 3.Kd2 Qc2+ 4.Ke1 Rf1#
Originally posted by vivifyActually you missed a mate in one.
My latest RHP win, as black. The rest of the game is average, but go to move #22.
[pgn][Event "Open invite"]
[GameId "10075139"] he bishop I want.} Qc2c3 27. Qg3e5 Qc3a1 28. Ba3c1 Qa1xc1 0-1[/pgn]
Originally posted by greenpawn34Instead of taking the knight, Qa5 stops that plan because of the double attack on the queen and the d5 pawn with check.
Don't kick yourself too hard Viv.
You saw the winning idea and stuck to it.
Me, you, everyone here and in the real world has missed quicker wins.
Morphy, Tal, Fischer......
I never saw the Knight sac in the few seconds I looked at the game before clicking on.
After he played 34.fxg4 the position is open to all kinds of ideas.
I was looking a ...[text shortened]... ove? Sac-backs are a pain.) Soon you end up with bits of clay all over the place.}[/pgn]
Originally posted by RJHindsHi RJ
Instead of taking the knight, Qa5 stops that plan because of the double attack on the queen and the d5 pawn with check.