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  1. 13 Jun '13 14:17
    I mentioned this puzzle in vishyanand's thread on teaching kids.

    I rec'd this site. It's excellent.

    http://www.chesskid.com/?m=chesskids

    From the articles section which we can all read without being a member
    I pulled this. (check out these articles, there is some good stuff in there.


    Black to play and win.
  2. 13 Jun '13 14:46
    Rh1?
  3. 13 Jun '13 14:49 / 1 edit
    g5?
  4. 13 Jun '13 15:28
    I cannot see these hidden things unless I use 'reply and quote'
    One is right one is wrong.
  5. Standard member byedidia
    Mister Why
    13 Jun '13 18:00
    Nifty!
  6. Standard member vivify
    rain
    13 Jun '13 18:49 / 1 edit
    EDIT: nvr mnd, I see it. Good puzzle.
  7. Standard member Exuma
    Anansi
    13 Jun '13 19:37
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I cannot see these hidden things unless I use 'reply and quote'
    One is right one is wrong.
    Used to be you just mouse over them, now you have to click on them.
  8. Standard member RJHinds
    The Near Genius
    13 Jun '13 20:05
    I am not sure of a forced win but I think a good try would be:

    Rh1


    The Instructor
  9. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    13 Jun '13 20:19
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I cannot see these hidden things unless I use 'reply and quote'
    One is right one is wrong.
    Now you have to click the hidden icon, then a popup window shows the text. Instead of hovering, click. 🙂
  10. 13 Jun '13 22:49
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I mentioned this puzzle in vishyanand's thread on teaching kids.

    I rec'd this site. It's excellent.

    http://www.chesskid.com/?m=chesskids

    From the articles section which we can all read without being a member
    I pulled this. (check out these articles, there is some good stuff in there.

    [fen]5k2/1p3pp1/8/7P/b6r/P4K2/1P6/1Q6 b - - 0 1[/fen]
    Black to play and win.
    A proud moment for me! I figured a greenpawn puzzle would be far too advanced for me.

    I don't know how to hide answers so I won't post it, but I looked at every contingency for white, and there's always a winning continuation for black.

    A side note, there's no way in heck I would have seen that in an actual game.
  11. Standard member RJHinds
    The Near Genius
    14 Jun '13 01:12
    Originally posted by USArmyParatrooper
    A proud moment for me! I figured a greenpawn puzzle would be far too advanced for me.

    I don't know how to hide answers so I won't post it, but I looked at every contingency for white, and there's always a winning continuation for black.

    A side note, there's no way in heck I would have seen that in an actual game.
    In an actual OTB game, you may have several other things on your mind that makes it more difficult to see.

    The Instructor
  12. 14 Jun '13 03:19
    Huh - never clicked on the 'hidden' thingy.
    Doh!


    Giving the solution is almost as good as solving the puzzle.

  13. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    14 Jun '13 20:00
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Huh - never clicked on the 'hidden' thingy. [hidden]Doh![/hidden]

    Giving the solution is almost as good as solving the puzzle.

    [pgn]
    [FEN "5k2/1p3pp1/8/7P/b6r/P4K2/1P6/1Q6 b - - 0 1"]

    1... Rh1 {1..Qa2 2.Bb3 and 3.Rh3+ Everywhere else the Queen goes she gets skewered or pinned to the King except 1.Qg6 when 2.fxg6 knocks her off the board. ...[text shortened]... Qb1 Rh1 {Same move as 1.Rh1 expect this time the Queen cannot hide on h7. Beautiful.}[/pgn]
    A nice example of a domination theme!
  14. 14 Jun '13 23:57


    White to play and win.
  15. 15 Jun '13 21:08 / 1 edit
    SPOILER ALERT




    Rf8. Anywhere the queen moves she'll be forked by the knight.