Originally posted by JonathanB of LondonI must be missing something...
Following the recent mate in 9 thread Thread 90174, here's another chance to find a forced mate ...
[b]Black to play and force mate...
It's pretty tough - I failed to solve it anyway. The answer - and a clue/easier version of the puzzle - can be found here:-
h ...[text shortened]... comes from Hoffman-Petroff, Warsaw 1844 and I found it in Nunn/Cozens' book "The King Hunt"[/b]
Originally posted by Green Paladinnice one. :-)
How about this?
2 Kh3 d6+
3 e6 Nf4+
4 Kg4 Nxe6
5 Nxe6 Bxe6+
6 Kg5 h6+
7 Kh5 Rf5+
8 Kg4 Rf6+
9 Kh5 g6+
10 Kxh6 Be3#
Originally posted by JonathanB of LondonMy first solution gives 8 Kg4. This is just a variation.
but if 8. Kg4 it goes on a bit longer...
I told you it was tough :-)