Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Funny checkmate in one

Got this position with black on My opponent is an IM, rated 2467 on PlayChess and 2382 in FIDE rating. This is obviously a French Defence and this time a Black Queen Blues variation. My opponent played a very rare queenside castle in this line and now after my move 21...Nd8 he found:


A quite hilarious mistake and of course the rare positioning of the white king in this line meant that this otherwise standard move is now met with:


1 comment:

  1. Guess the white-squared bishop isn't always bad in the French :D Naughty one ^^