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  1. 11 Aug '06 23:59 / 3 edits
    WHITE TO PLAY AND MATE IN 8:




    White is playing up the board.
  2. 12 Aug '06 01:38
    hxg8 duh then after he queens he checks with the bishop and after takes the queen and the king is in the center.
  3. 12 Aug '06 02:54 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by kmac27
    hxg8 duh then after he queens he checks with the bishop and after takes the queen and the king is in the center.
    I duhn't see eight moves there.
  4. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    12 Aug '06 03:58
    I'm thinking underpromotion on the g8 square but I could be wrong.
  5. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    12 Aug '06 18:04
    Originally posted by ThudanBlunder
    WHITE TO PLAY AND MATE IN 8:


    [fen]RnBqkBnR/PPppppPP/8/8/8/8/ppPPPPpp/rNbQKbNr[/fen]

    White is playing up the board.
    1. BXd7+
  6. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    12 Aug '06 22:37 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    1. BXd7+
    If
    1 ... QXd7,
    2. PXb8=Q+ and mate follows

    so

    1 ... NXd7
    2. Pb8=Q
  7. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    12 Aug '06 22:46
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    If
    1 ... QXd7,
    2. PXb8=Q+ and mate follows

    so

    1 ... NXd7
    2. Pb8=Q
    1. ... Kxd7!!
  8. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    12 Aug '06 22:59
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    1. ... Kxd7!!
    2. PXb8=N+
  9. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    12 Aug '06 23:05
    Originally posted by Dragon Fire
    2. PXb8=N+
    2. ... Qxb8 3. Rxb8
    And now white has no more checks next move so after black promotes something (maybe a queen on g1) he has initiative.