Agdestein vs Al Qudaimi

Simen Agdestein vs Basheer Al Qudaimi, Tromsoe, 2014
Mate in 4. White to move.

FEN: 3r1r2/1pp2p1k/p5pp/4P3/2nP3R/2P3QP/P1B1q1P1/5RK1 w - - 1 0

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Rxf7+ Rxf7 Qxg6+ Kh8+Rxh6+Rh7+Qxh7#


6 Responses

  1. Siby
    Siby at

    Three Move

    1. Qg3-g5 Qe2xc2
    2. Qg5xh6 Kh7-g8
    3. Qh6-h8

    1. Batch
      Batch at

      that is not going to happen, the pawn h6 will take the queen. or queen black Qe2 will go Qe5 check.

    2. Harry Reasinger
      Harry Reasinger at

      In this case you keep checking the other king until mate. If you don’t, you can lose your momentum very quickly. Look what happens if you move your queen from g3 to g5 and don’t check with your rook,as someone here suggested. The black queen should not then take the free white bishop. It checks the white king and threatens the white queen simultaneously. The tables are now turned and black gets a breather and probably comes out a piece ahead.

  2. robertico
    robertico at

    1. Qg3-g5 is not mate in 4
    1. Qg3-g5 h6-h5 2. Rxh5+ Qxh5 3. Qxh5+ Kg7 and there’s no mate

  3. vamsi krishna
    vamsi krishna at

    hey you batch you dont know the chess rules if h6 pawn takes queen it will be count as illeagal

  4. Tamra
    Tamra at

    1. Rf1xf7 Rf8xf7
    2. Qg3xg6 Kh7-h8
    3. Rh4xh6 Rf7-h7
    4. Rh6xh7

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