Problem p46313
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Technical Merit
Rating1385.9
RD4.9
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating4.8
Stars
Votes8

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2009-08-03 09:55:05MaltaCross1278
2010-04-13 03:22:40graemes1450
2010-07-03 06:42:35Saric1164
2010-08-28 00:40:52Holy1016
2010-12-29 13:58:41ValdorMcLutzky1378
2011-01-25 23:45:17kameleon331346
2011-11-19 14:28:54FortKnight1264
2012-02-03 15:23:28sqipeter1457

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2010-08-28 00:40:52Holy1016The N is pinned, so it can't defend a1. But it doesn't seem to be a problem for White, because KxR. But then the very piece (the Q) that was pinning the N makes the 2-move mate, and the N can't defend! 
2012-02-03 15:23:28sqipeter1457beautiful! 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. Bf1 Ra1+
({5:-Mat03} 1. ... Ra1+ 2. Kxa1 Qa3+ 3. Kb1 Qb2# $19)
({5:+3.07} 1. ... Qa3 2. Qxc3 Qa2+ 3. Kc1 Rxd4 4. Qxd4 Qa3+ 5. Kb1 Rc8 $18)
2. Kxa1 Qa3+
({4:-Mat02} 2. ... Qa3+ 3. Kb1 Qb2# $19)
({4:+6.98} 2. ... Qb6 3. Qxc3 Rc8 4. Qd2 $18)
3. Kb1 Qb2#
({4:-Mate} 3. ... Qb2# $19)
({4:+4.49} 3. ... e5 4. Qxc3 exd4 5. Qxd4 $18)