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  1. 02 Feb '12 02:43
    Here is a game from "The Art of Checkmate". White resigned after the 12th move and I don't see why. I put the best continuation I could see but white has 3 pieces for the queen
  2. 02 Feb '12 04:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by mcreynolds
    Here is a game from "The Art of Checkmate". White resigned after the 12th move and I don't see why. I put the best continuation I could see but white has 3 pieces for the queen
    [pgn][Date "????.??.??"] [Result "*"] [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4 d5 4.fxe5 Nxe4 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Be2 Bc5 7.d4 Nxd4 8.Nxd4 d5 Be6# } 13...c5+ 14.Kxd5 Qc6+ 15.Kc4 Be6+ 16.Kd3 Nf2+ 17.Ke3 Nxd1+ 18.Rxd1 *[/pgn]
  3. 03 Feb '12 23:21
    Thank you. Still seems like a bit quick for a resignation to me but maybe not.