Tuesday, January 13, 2009

PJCNT 08 - Chess Puzzle (1) Solution

The solution for yesterday puzzle is as below.

W: IM Mashafizul Helmi (2439) vs B: Muhd Syazwan Zulkifli
PJCNT 2008 (Round 1)
White to play

IM Mashafizul win the game with style with a rook sacrifiece ...

38.Rxh6+! And black resign because it's mate in 2 after 38... Kxh6 39.Qg5+ Kh7 40.Qh4# 1–0

1 comment:

Rizal Ahmad Kamal said...

Actually, alternative mate in 2 after 38.Rxh6+ Kxh6 was 39.Rh1+