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 kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
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Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:42 am
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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
I set up the ambush, but didn't follow through with it (couldn't even find the easy mate after 1..Ke5). Oh well, on to the next one!


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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
4rrk1/p1p3pp/2p5/2bp4/5Pb1/2Pq1NP1/PP1B3P/R2Q1R1K b - - 0 20

From a blitz game of mine, I am black, a Novotny I hope ;-)


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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
That is beautiful, Zibbit! I'd be impressed if you had found that in a slow game but double props for finding it blitz- and yes, I believe this is a true Novonty- it's mate in 4. It would make an excellent puzzle position.

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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
I had just seen a similar position in Karsten Muller's "Magic of Chess Tactics" I'll post that position once I find it in my pile of books (and it's a big pile!!!)


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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
Where's Elmo the Miracle Chicken? Under the h8 bishop?

The Novotny is a beautiful puzzle style.

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 Re: kamus - Chess Beauty 62 [9:55]
Zibbit wrote:
I had just seen a similar position in Karsten Muller's "Magic of Chess Tactics" I'll post that position once I find it in my pile of books (and it's a big pile!!!)


Here it is, I found it:

5r1k/ppqb1Qbp/3p1np1/5p2/2B5/1P5P/PBPP1PP1/4R1K1 w - - 0 0

From Nezmetdinov-Kotkov (analysis)

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