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  1. 19 Aug '10 22:06
    This was posted in the 'Puzzles & Posers' think it should get an airing here.

    White to play and mate in 12 moves.
    Just click play and enoy it. It's all forced.

    Composed by O.T. Bláthy.
    Don't you just wish you could produce something like this

  2. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    19 Aug '10 22:13
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    This was posted in the 'Puzzles & Posers' think it should get an airing here.

    White to play and mate in 12 moves.
    Just click play and enoy it. It's all forced.

    Composed by O.T. Bláthy.
    Don't you just wish you could produce something like this

    [pgn]
    [FEN "8/1nq5/bppp4/1p1k1K1N/1rrp3b/2pp2p1/8/n7 w - - 0 1"]
    [SetUp "1"]

    {--------------
    . ...[text shortened]... 6. Ne6+ Kd5
    7. Nf4+ Kc5 8. Ke4 d5+ 9. Ke5 Bf6+ 10. Ke6 Nd8+ 11. Kd7 Rb1 12. Nxd3[/pgn]
    Nothing short of incredible! Thanks.
  3. Standard member nimzo5
    Ronin
    20 Aug '10 19:26
    I think of Tim Krabbe's short story Master Jacobsen where he is working on the Bottomless Pit problem.
  4. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    20 Aug '10 19:42
    too good

    Now I'm waiting for SwissGambit to show us how that position was arrived at!
  5. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    20 Aug '10 20:54 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    [b]too good

    Now I'm waiting for SwissGambit to show us how that position was arrived at![/b]
    Start at a position before any pawn captures are made, and it's pretty easy to show the position is legal: