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  1. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    07 Nov '13 21:09

    Position 1




    Position 2

  2. Standard member Peakite
    Sais
    07 Nov '13 21:49 / 3 edits
    Deleted.

    I don't know the spoiler command here.
  3. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    07 Nov '13 21:53
    Oops, guess I needed to ask people not to post the solution right away, since this one is easier than the last. Peakite, if you have a chance, would you edit your post?
  4. Standard member Peakite
    Sais
    07 Nov '13 21:55 / 1 edit
    No problem
  5. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    07 Nov '13 22:13 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Peakite
    Deleted.

    I don't know the spoiler command here.
    You put it in [ hidden ] [ /hidden ] tags, but it's kind of a pain because you can't have carriage returns in there.

    Edit: SOLV'D (Peakite)
  6. 07 Nov '13 22:24 / 1 edit
    The bishop on h8 must have originally been the pawn on c7. That pawn needs to have captured five White pieces to get there, all on black squares. There are a total of six White pieces which could have been captured on a black square - two knights, two pawns, a bishop and a queen. However the bishop which started on c1 never moved and must have been captured there, so that just leaves five White pieces which were were captured on black squares other than c1. Hence position 2 is illegal because in that one a White piece was captured on f6.
  7. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    07 Nov '13 22:32
    Originally posted by Fat Lady
    [hidden]wouldn't you like to know[/hidden]
    SOLV'D (Fat Lady)