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  1. 26 May '06 04:28


    This problem was composed by Max Euwe, who was World Champion from 1935 to 1937. White to play and mate in two.
  2. 26 May '06 04:33
    rb1.........
  3. 26 May '06 04:40 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by trevor33
    rb1.........
    Nope!
    The king would take the rook...


    Edit: Oops. The move can be stoped by d6
  4. 26 May '06 04:49
    Qd6
  5. 26 May '06 04:51
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    Nope!
    The king would take the rook...
    how? the other kings stoping it
  6. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    26 May '06 04:52
    Original!

    1. Qd6!

    If 1 ... cxd6 2. Rc1#
    If 1 ... c6 or c5 2. Qb8#
    If 1 ... R moves 2. Qxd7#.
  7. 26 May '06 05:13
    Originally posted by Helder Octavio
    Original!

    1. Qd6!

    If 1 ... cxd6 2. Rc1#
    If 1 ... c6 or c5 2. Qb8#
    If 1 ... R moves 2. Qxd7#.
    Bingo!!!
  8. 26 May '06 05:15
    See if you can get this one!


    At the moment all White's mating threats are covered by the four black pieces on the back rank, so how can White break the deadlock? White to play and mate in two.
  9. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    26 May '06 05:21
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    See if you can get this one!

    [fen]3brrb1/2N4B/8/2p4Q/2p2k2/5P2/4P1KR/2N2RB1 w - - 0 1[/fen]
    At the moment all White's mating threats are covered by the four black pieces on the back rank, so how can White break the deadlock? White to play and mate in two.
    e4
  10. 26 May '06 05:24
    Originally posted by Red Night
    e4
    nope. Looking for checkmate in 2
  11. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    26 May '06 05:59
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    See if you can get this one!

    [fen]3brrb1/2N4B/8/2p4Q/2p2k2/5P2/4P1KR/2N2RB1 w - - 0 1[/fen]
    At the moment all White's mating threats are covered by the four black pieces on the back rank, so how can White break the deadlock? White to play and mate in two.
    1. Kf2!
  12. Subscriber Helder Octavio
    Luso-brasileiro
    26 May '06 06:15
    Ooops, I loose! I can´t give the solution, because I saw it in a program...
  13. 26 May '06 08:39
    BH7E4
  14. Standard member Mctayto
    Highlander
    26 May '06 09:17 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by blindcheesecake
    See if you can get this one!

    [fen]3brrb1/2N4B/8/2p4Q/2p2k2/5P2/4P1KR/2N2RB1 w - - 0 1[/fen]
    At the moment all White's mating threats are covered by the four black pieces on the back rank, so how can White break the deadlock? White to play and mate in two.
    least seems to be in three
  15. 26 May '06 09:34
    Rh1.