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  1. Standard member Duncan Clarke
    Student
    26 Dec '14 10:43 / 8 edits
    I caged his king at move 34. 32 moves later, checkmate!


  2. 26 Dec '14 13:11
    Good play to bottle him up. It looks like there were possibly quicker mates.


  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    29 Dec '14 16:50
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Good play to bottle him up. It looks like there were possibly quicker mates.


    [pgn]
    [FEN "1k6/1p6/pPpNN3/P4p1p/3K2p1/6P1/5PP1/3n4 w - - 0 40"]

    40. Nc5 Nxf2 41. Nd7+ Ka8 42. Ne8 {and Nc7 mates.} [/pgn]
    Not much faster, only 21 moves
  4. Standard member Duncan Clarke
    Student
    30 Dec '14 08:04
    Thanks for your observations. I didn't work out the 2 knights combination until after his knight would have got in he way.