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  1. 15 Oct '12 21:53
    This is from a blitz game, and I totally missed it.



    White To Move Mate In 6
  2. 16 Oct '12 02:14
    Hi Paul

    What did you play? The Morphy 0-0-0+?
    Give us the full game.
    Don't kick yourself for missing it. It was blitz.

  3. 16 Oct '12 04:00
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Hi Paul

    What did you play? The Morphy 0-0-0+?
    Give us the full game.
    Don't kick yourself for missing it. It was blitz.

    [pgn]
    [FEN "r2k1bnr/1p2pppp/p7/1B6/5B2/5P2/PP3P1P/R3K2R w KQ - 0 1"]

    1. Rd1+ {My first look was 0-0-0+, seeing no mate in 6 I went this way to give the Rook c1 with a check} 1... Kc8 2. Rc1+ Kd8 3. Bc7+ Kc8 4. Bb6+ Kb8 5. Bd7 {Mate next move with 6.Rc8.} [/pgn]
    For some reason, re-moving the d1 rook never even occured to me.

    I don't have the game anymore! I played it out of my history.

    I remember most of it, though. It's a pretty bookish line, but black's 10.Nxb5 is not even in The Complete c3 Sicilian by Sveshnikov (I guess that makes it incomplete.).



    I suppose you saw that mate in 8 from the RJ trap thread?



    1.Qh5+ Ke7 2.Bf8+ Kxf8 3.Qxh8+ Ke7 4.Qxf6+ Ke8 5.Qh8+ Ke7 6.f6+ Kf7 7.Qg7+ Ke8 8.Qe7#


    Sometimes, it's easier to play 8 correct moves than 6!