# Thread: Combinations We Should Have Known About-The More Obscure The Better!

1. ## Combinations We Should Have Known About-The More Obscure The Better!

http://chessmicrobase.com/g/m7hkozwg
Black to play and win

2. white to play and use teh cc pgn viewer

3. Originally Posted by James Peirce
easy!

4. Not so easy....Rxg3 does not work if thats what you were referring to!

5. Originally Posted by MichaelBaron
Not so easy....Rxg3 does not work if thats what you were referring to!
lol how did you guess? well where does the King go? J' adube, J' adube I didn't see the check!

What about Nf4 ch? opening the file for the h-rook and making the diagonal h3 -> c8
of the Dowager more effective?

6. Originally Posted by MichaelBaron
Not so easy....Rxg3 does not work if thats what you were referring to!
I'd play ...Kf7, but then I've been retired for so long I've probably got it wrong.

7. Originally Posted by jammo
I'd play ...Kf7, but then I've been retired for so long I've probably got it wrong.
Correct. Its not hard to see if its given as a ''puzzle'' but in a practical game would be tricky

8. Sadly this is another example where the startling combination isn't the best move; it's all very well if white goes queen-grabbing, but what if he does not? Still very well worth knowing such things are even possible.

9. Here:

 FEN Viewer

Black to play and win.

10. here is one that is even more difficult (and hopefully more accurate!) white to play
rn1k1b1r-1p2npp1-p3p1b1-1B1qN2p-P1NP1BPP-8-1P2QP2-R3K2R.png

11. I wanna sac 2 Rooks for a mate!

I wanna sac 2 Rooks for a mate!
Ok solution found...better keep it to myself for now

13. Na5!

Na5!
U sure? produce complete line plz

15. Nd6