Problem p55634
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Technical Merit
Rating1454.2
RD4.2
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating3.5
Stars
Votes11

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2008-11-14 15:57:25Slow1161
2009-04-21 16:59:05stevie1222
2009-07-01 00:28:35DocB1237
2010-02-01 13:07:22pat55471213
2011-08-13 22:11:41DrEddieEvil1255
2012-06-09 04:21:40Dunn1171
2012-10-02 19:46:50lbtr74aao1350
2014-01-12 01:35:46MaltaCross1278
2014-04-02 20:56:44chessisajedrez1733
2015-04-13 16:22:48nune1550
2017-03-19 23:01:22midn1ght1672

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2009-04-21 16:59:05stevie1222Trap the Q 
2009-07-01 00:28:35DocB1237not bad 
2010-07-14 12:44:18MaltaCross1278stevie :good 
2014-04-02 20:56:35chessisajedrez1733My rule of thumb: when b3 is open for the Q retreat, covering it with the N is my first candidate move 
2017-03-19 23:01:16midn1ght1672So many CTS puzzles with this same motif (Na5, trapping greedy queen on b7). 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. Qxb7 Na5
({11:-2.17} 1. ... Na5 2. Bc7 Nxb7 3. Bxd8 Nxd8 4. Rac1 O-O 5. Rfe1 Nf4 6. Ne5 Rc8 $19)
({11:+2.02} 1. ... Nxd4 2. Nxd4 Qc8 3. Qc6+ Qxc6 4. Nxc6 Bf6 5. Be5 Bxe5 6. Nxe5 f6 7. Nc4 O-O 8. Nd6 $18)