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  1. 28 Jul '15 15:15
    A chess story featuring my lasted creation...

    'Green Elk, last of the Pawnee.'

    Also a peek at Rook Man a new Super Hero.

    Mixed into this are the usual fanfare of RHP games.

    We end with a entertaining Bullet Game between two grandmasters which
    is angling to be the greatest Bullet Game of all time. (who knows?)

    Blog 4
  2. 31 Jul '15 14:02

    This (I think) is one of Lord Dunsany problems.
    He has a more famous one I'll show both.



    White to play and mate in 8.
    (the answer to the most obvious question is 'yes' )

    This next one is more well known.


    White to play and mate in 4 moves.

    Clue: here is actual FEN RNBKQBNR/8/8/8/8/8/pppppppp/rnbqkbnr

    Post answer in a PGN thingy. First one to post will get 3 Blogs grace.
    (That mean no losses Blogged for the next three blogs.)
  3. 01 Aug '15 12:59 / 1 edit
    Once you start from the obvious 0-0-0, it's not too hard.



    In the second one Black King and Queen seem to have had a little techtelmechtel.




    This reminds me of the times when I was playing on a little magnetic chess board as a kid. I never knew for sure how to set up king and queen in the middle until someone taught me the rule "white queen, white square - black queen, black square".
  4. 01 Aug '15 15:04
    Hi Fanakick,

    Correct on the first one.

    The second diagram is correct.

    The fact the Black King & Queen are on different squares means something is wrong..

    The clue was in the Fen.I posted. Here is the actual position



    White to play Mate in 4