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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 28 Jun '05 15:22 / 3 edits
    Here is little something I made up this morning. Mate in 3:
    EDIT: JUST saw this is utterly incorrect.
    EDIT2: I think I've managed to correct it:
  2. 28 Jun '05 16:11
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    Here is little something I made up this morning. Mate in 3:
    EDIT: JUST saw this is utterly incorrect.
    EDIT2: I think I've managed to correct it:
    [fen]1N6/4K3/3p4/3kp2B/2rp4/2pQP3/2P5/2N5 [/fen]
    seems okay now
  3. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    28 Jun '05 16:25
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    seems okay now
    Hey! I finally got one:

    1. Nb3+ e5
    2. Kf6 (leaving the queen hanging but blocking the escape route)...exd3
    3. Bf3# 1-0


  4. Standard member Daemon Sin
    I'm A Mighty Pirateā„¢
    28 Jun '05 16:32
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    Here is little something I made up this morning. Mate in 3:
    EDIT: JUST saw this is utterly incorrect.
    EDIT2: I think I've managed to correct it:
    [fen]1N6/4K3/3p4/3kp2B/2rp4/2pQP3/2P5/2N5 [/fen]
    And what about edit 3?
  5. 28 Jun '05 16:48
    Originally posted by Daemon Sin
    And what about edit 3?
    That was the first fen I can never get that right from the firsy try
  6. 28 Jun '05 21:12
    Originally posted by PBE6
    Hey! I finally got one:

    1. Nb3+ e5
    2. Kf6 (leaving the queen hanging but blocking the escape route)...exd3
    3. Bf3# 1-0


    Probably I'm wrong, but what about 2 Bf3, doesn't that work too?
  7. 28 Jun '05 21:17
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    Probably I'm wrong, but what about 2 Bf3, doesn't that work too?
    Okay let me clarify:
    1.Nb3 e4 2.Bf3 Rc7+ and there's no mate on the third move.
  8. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    28 Jun '05 22:04
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    seems okay now
    Any chance this idea can be made to work without the flight-taking key?
  9. 28 Jun '05 22:20
    Can some one please explain this notation to me. Just when I think that I understand it, something like this comes along. How can Knight to b3 cause check on the first move? I just don't see it.
  10. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    29 Jun '05 03:41 / 1 edit
    It doesn't. PBE6 got overexcited.
  11. Standard member PBE6
    Bananarama
    29 Jun '05 06:56
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    It doesn't. PBE6 got overexcited.
    Oops. Nb3 doesn't actually check the black king. I must have nocturanly emissed all over this board. Sorry everyone, I swear to God I'm clean. It's a simple 1. Nb3, no check.
  12. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    29 Jun '05 09:44
    Originally posted by PBE6
    Oops. Nb3 doesn't actually check the black king. I must have nocturanly emissed all over this board. Sorry everyone, I swear to God I'm clean. It's a simple 1. Nb3, no check.
    Isn't this position illegal?

    The white king is under check, but the pawn can't be black's last move...
  13. 29 Jun '05 10:14
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Isn't this position illegal?

    The white king is under check, but the pawn can't be black's last move...
    The king is not under check. The black pawns move downwards...
  14. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    29 Jun '05 13:06
    Originally posted by Mephisto2
    The king is not under check. The black pawns move downwards...
    LOL! I knew the mistake had to be mine. Didn't need to be such a stupid one, though!