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  1. 15 Sep '09 03:13
  2. 15 Sep '09 03:35 / 1 edit
    Bxh7 check, Kh8.

    Bg6 check (Qh4, Rxh4..) Kg8

    Qh5 any

    Qh8 mate
  3. 15 Sep '09 03:37
    qh5? fxg6

    rh8 then qh5
  4. 15 Sep '09 04:34
    This looks like mate in 6 instead of 5 to me.
    Though in a real game mate in 5 occurring would be common.
  5. 15 Sep '09 04:49 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by National Master Dale
    This looks like mate in 6 instead of 5 to me.
    Though in a real game mate in 5 occurring would be common.
    1.Bxh7+ Kh8 2.Bg6+ Qh4 3.Rxh4+ Kg8 4.Rh8+ Kxh8 5.Qh5+ Kg8 6.Qh7# seems like six to me also.
  6. 15 Sep '09 05:17
    Typo. Should be mate in 6. Not that hard for a puzzle, but I was pleased to find it in a blitz game. It is easy to overlook these tactics in blitz games.
  7. 15 Sep '09 05:29
    Originally posted by petrovitch
    Typo. Should be mate in 6. Not that hard for a puzzle, but I was pleased to find it in a blitz game. It is easy to overlook these tactics in blitz games.
    Yes and form the looks of the position you saw it beforehand?
  8. 15 Sep '09 05:52 / 1 edit
    Not entirely, but I felt that black's position was so bad that I could sacrifice a piece if needed. I had worked problems with similar rook sacs, but I wasn't exactly sure if it would work here.

    Any way, it was a fun real-time problem.
  9. Standard member PatzerLars
    pawn grabber
    16 Sep '09 18:11 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by MISTER CHESS
    1.Bxh7+ Kh8 2.Bg6+ Qh4 3.Rxh4+ Kg8 4.Rh8+ Kxh8 5.Qh5+ Kg8 6.Qh7# seems like six to me also.
    To me it looks like 5 Moves + 1 half-move ( or 11 half-moves).
  10. 16 Sep '09 18:12
    Check check check check check mate