#### Posers and Puzzles

Peakite
Posers and Puzzles 20 Jan '07 20:03
1. 20 Jan '07 20:03
Invalid FEN inserted - 8/p7/kq6/1R1Q4/8/8/8/5/K2

Place any piece on any empty square; then white moves and stalemates black.
2. 20 Jan '07 21:09
Originally posted by Peakite
[fen]8/p7/kq6/1R1Q4/8/8/8/5/K2[/fen]

Place any piece on any empty square; then white moves and stalemates black.
A solution is possible, though the resulting position is illegal.
3. 20 Jan '07 21:49
Originally posted by ilywrin
A solution is possible, though the resulting position is illegal.
Hence the apologies ðŸ™‚
4. 20 Jan '07 22:19
i don;t get it , what you mean by place any piece on the baord?
5. 21 Jan '07 10:26
Place a second black king on "b8". Now 1.Qc6! results in stalemate. Here is a serious problem:
White to play and stalemate in two:
6. 21 Jan '07 13:39
Originally posted by Peakite
[fen]8/p7/kq6/1R1Q4/8/8/8/5/K2[/fen]

Place any piece on any empty square; then white moves and stalemates black.
King to b8. after 1. Qc6 its a stalemate.
7. 21 Jan '07 13:431 edit
Originally posted by ilywrin
Place a second black king on "b8". Now 1.Qc6! results in stalemate. Here is a serious problem:
White to play and stalemate in two:
[fen]1B6/3P4/7Q/2k5/1R2K3/2P5/8/2RNb3 [/fen]
d8=B Bxc3 (EDIT: refuted by Bd2) Ba5

EDIT: d8=N Bxc3 Nc6