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  1. 14 Dec '10 22:35


    White to move

    Don't spoil it if you already know the answer! Message me the answer its too easy and tempting to look at hidden posts.
  2. 14 Dec '10 23:25
    Deceptively tricky for a position that looks so simple at first blush.
  3. 14 Dec '10 23:47
    Originally posted by EinZweiDrei
    Deceptively tricky for a position that looks so simple at first blush.
    Its not that tricky if you know how to plan.
  4. 15 Dec '10 00:32
    I take it you have to find a way to get the bishop to b8?
  5. 15 Dec '10 00:37
    Originally posted by Uries
    I take it you have to find a way to get the bishop to b8?
    YA RUINED IT!!
  6. 15 Dec '10 00:39
    Originally posted by gorookyourself
    YA RUINED IT!!
    Nah... that much is obvious enough but its not so easy to get it there.
  7. 15 Dec '10 01:00
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    Its not that tricky if you know how to plan.
    What's a plan?
  8. 15 Dec '10 01:01
    SOLV'D

    (SwissGambit)
  9. 15 Dec '10 01:04
    Originally posted by EinZweiDrei
    What's a plan?
    LoL
  10. 15 Dec '10 01:36
    SOLV'D

    (ChessPraxis)
  11. 15 Dec '10 06:14
    easy ! i push my pawn to b8 getting a queen, he has to take with his bishop, and i take his bishop with my king, winning a piece !
  12. 15 Dec '10 10:00
    i like the piece win idea!

    or how about B-i3, a new square.
  13. 15 Dec '10 12:38
    Your suggestion Bi3 is actually a good hint to the real solution !
  14. Standard member atticus2
    Frustrate the Bad
    15 Dec '10 13:19
    Here's a 'real life' variant of this puzzle. Go to move 87 for the relevant stuff. Note too how Black draws because he has enough room on both sides of the pawn - unlike the position in this puzzle. Note also that White can only draw with the h-pawn because the WB is the 'wrong' colour

  15. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    16 Dec '10 01:17 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by greenerpawn
    i like the piece win idea!

    or how about B-i3, a new square.
    Now you have to queen on b9