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  1. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    11 Apr '11 20:50
    A game ends with the move 6.a8xR#. What were the previous moves?
  2. 13 Apr '11 14:31
    How are you managing this thaughbaer?
    I have been staring at this for a while now with no result.
    I did find a few where it worked if black started :-)
    Conclusion: Still searching.
  3. Subscriber thaughbaer
    Duckfinder General
    13 Apr '11 21:18
    I've been looking on and off.. but I'm nowhere near.. can't even find the mating position let alone forced moves... SG goes to the top of the class with this one...
  4. 13 Apr '11 21:21
    Ye I was thinking that, I found 2 possible mate patterns, but they can't fit in with legal moves
  5. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    14 Apr '11 00:07
    SOLV'D [yashin]
  6. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    20 Apr '11 20:47
    SOLV'D with hint (greenpawn34)
  7. 20 Apr '11 21:53 / 1 edit
    And I needed a leg up. Asked Yashin which square was ?xR mate on
    so I could do it in my head as I got caught once to often at work messing
    about my pocket set at my desk.
    Did not fancy sitting there in a think if I'm on the wrong track.

    Before the clue I thought I had it here.





    Back to drawing board.
    I like this try. The Rook follows the Queen about saying 'Take me - Take me'



    and here...



    ...and here...



    Got it with the clue.

    You should have a bash at these things. Very enjoyable though they
    can hook you (and get you into trouble).

    It was first posted 9 days ago. Try it.
    (if you need a clue...I'll leave that up to SG to give 6.?a8 x R?? mate
    and the mating square perhaps as a
    hidden message

    I got fairly soon after knowing which square ?a8 went to mate.)

    Good.
  8. 02 May '11 22:21
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    A game ends with the move 6.a8xR#. What were the previous moves?
    I have a solution with two possible move orders; suppose I've missed something.
  9. 02 May '11 22:28
    Check, Check and double check. This can NOT be the case.
    If you want any help with this weird phenomenon you can always PM me.
  10. 02 May '11 22:47
    Originally posted by yashin
    Check, Check and double check. This can NOT be the case.
    If you want any help with this weird phenomenon you can always PM me.
    Yep, I had mis-setup Black's knight on c8! Think I have it now.
  11. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    03 May '11 00:59
    SOLV'D [pootstick]