Originally posted by greenpawn34"Check in 5 moves?
[b]Chess in super hero comic books and how often they get it wrong.[/b]
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The chess starts around about two and half minutes in.
A piece about the difference between the Grimshaw and the Novotny.
The Hall of Doom with some cracking examples.
How does White suceed in losing this?
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Blog Post 357
Originally posted by greenpawn34That one looked solid to me. Of course, using stipulations such as "White gave odds of QR" makes the composer's task easier. But for books like Smullyan's Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes, those worked well as introductions to the genre. (Also, when you're composing 30 or so different problems for one book, it's OK to make the task easier.)
Thanks Big Dog. Corrected.
That's what I get for messing about with Sam Loyd.
The 'what piece was taken on b6' puzzle in the latest blog.
Blog Post 358 that was composed in 1916. Has that one
stood the test of time. I was thinking if there is anything
wrong with this then you will find it......and let a villain get away.