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  1. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    12 Aug '10 07:11
    The position of Torture Camp guard has been filled.

    Blog 5
  2. 14 Aug '10 12:08
    The solution to the selfmate is rather charming.

    White to play and force Black to mate him in 5 moves.



    I'm not ruining it - SG has just posted the solution.

  3. 18 Aug '10 00:36 / 1 edit
    I'm no good at this, but I've been messing around for a few minutes with this stuff.

    Included is my thought process as well ...

    What it this?



    Can I make it better?



    The 3rd time I went to far though. I wasted a lot of moves (especially trying to make it white to move). I'm sure you could do this one a lot shorter.



    I bet this has been done to death. ???

    Edit: On second thought, you could move the king and queen down there too!
  4. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    18 Aug '10 03:14
    Originally posted by paulbuchmanfromfics
    I'm no good at this, but I've been messing around for a few minutes with this stuff.

    Included is my thought process as well ...

    What it this?

    [pgn]1.Nf3 Nf6 2.Ne5 Ne4 3.Nc6 Nc3 4.Na3 Na6 5.Nc4 Nc5 6.N4e5 N5e4 7.Ng4
    Ng5 8.Nh6 Nh3 9.Nb8 Nb1 10.Ng8 Ng1[/pgn]

    Can I make it better?

    [pgn]1.g3 g6 2.b3 b6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Ne5 Ne4 5.Nc6 Nc3 6.N ...[text shortened]... to death. ???

    Edit: On second thought, you could move the king and queen down there too!
    I assume you're trying to make Proof Games?

    Now, here comes the hard part: the gamescore must be exact i.e., no move transpositions allowed!

    1.e4 e5 2.c4 is NOT a sound proof game [for example] because white's first and second moves can be transposed.