Originally posted by greenpawn34Nice column, GP. The Forsberg help mate is a classic.[b][/b]
I know everyone else does one but it's Christmas,
what else am I going to do. A Happy Easter Quiz?
I would never ask you try anything I have not done myself
and the five puzzles all went across my chessboard and
I solved all five in a total time of 5-10 minutes, It is that easy.
Setting up each position is very simple, you will ...[text shortened]... Pawn games (One blundering it).
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Originally posted by greenpawn34Yes...wK on g4 stops a few cooks.
Hi Big Dog.
Not surprised my effort was cooked (multiple solutions). I'm just glad
I got the term correct. On another day I would have called it Self Mate.
Good how each puzzle has a different solution for each piece. The placing
of the White king is crucial, it's not just been placed on the board out of the way.
Help Mate = Black helps White ...[text shortened]... es another player by accident.
(I know for sure that a few accidental mates have happened.)
Originally posted by greenpawn34That game is like a task chess problem. Nice find!
it reminded me of another famous problem/study.
(it's that famous I cannot re-call all the details and I'm at work.)
It's that one where it is a mate in five but a bullet hits a piece removing
it from the board, so it's now a mate in 4, another bullet, another piece goes,
it is now a mate in three etc...etc..
I remember I spent an hour creatin ...[text shortened]... c3 bc3 16. Ba6 Qe3 17. Be3 Ra6 18. Kb1 Bh3 19. Nd4 Rb6 20. Nb3 Rb3 21. cb3 Bf5 22. Kc1 Ra8[/pgn]