Problem p44349
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Technical Merit
Rating1439.2
RD4.5
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating3.2
Stars
Votes4

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2007-08-09 23:51:36Fromper1299
2009-07-21 08:58:36ankka1302
2010-09-04 23:33:16giovmendoza1254
2014-11-11 10:09:01Bisonratte1549

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2007-08-09 23:51:36Fromper1299I played Nf4+ to accomplish the same thing as Nc3+. 
2008-03-05 16:18:52chessidiot1016Nf4+ Ke5 
2009-07-21 08:58:36ankka1302or 3. Nf4+ Kc6+ 4. Kxc4 Rd4+ and 5. ... Rxf4  
2010-09-04 23:33:16giovmendoza1254Nf4 is bad because it faces counterattack, unlike Nc3+ 
2014-11-11 10:08:59Bisonratte1549distraction 
2017-08-10 16:02:30Bisonratte15492) 3.Nf4 and the knight is unprotected 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. ... Bxd5
2. exd5+
({12:+4.24} 2. exd5+ Rxd5+ 3. Kxc4 Rd2 4. Nc3 Rd4+ 5. Kb3 Rf4 6. Rh3 c4+ 7. Ka4 Rf5 8. Ne4 Kc7 9. c3 Rd5 10. Rh7 $18)
({12:-4.60} 2. Nf4 Be6+ 3. Kc3 Nxa3 4. Nxe6 fxe6 5. Rg7 Rf8 6. Rxg6 Rxf3+ 7. Kd2 Nc4+ 8. Kd1 Kd6 9. Rf6 Ne3+ 10. Ke2 $19)
2. ... Kxd5
3. Nc3+
({11:+4.31} 3. Nc3+ Kc6+ 4. Kxc4 Rd4+ 5. Kb3 Rf4 6. Rh3 c4+ 7. Ka4 Rf5 8. Ne4 Kb6 9. Nd6 Rxg5 10. Nxc4+ Ka6 11. Rh7 $18)
({11:-0.39} 3. Kc3 Nd6 4. a4 Kc6 5. Kd3 Nf5+ 6. Kc3 Rd7 7. Nc1 Ne3 8. Nd3 c4 $15)
3. ... Kc6+
4. Kxc4
({12:+4.37} 4. Kxc4 Rd4+ 5. Kb3 Rf4 6. Rh3 c4+ 7. Ka4 Rf5 8. Ne4 Kb6 9. c3 Rd5 10. Rh7 Rd7 11. Nf6 $18)
({12:-1.89} 4. Ke2 Nxa3 5. Rxf7 Nxc2 6. Ne4 Nd4+ 7. Ke3 Re8 8. Kf4 a4 9. Ra7 Ne2+ 10. Kg4 Kb5 $19)