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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Subscriber Tom Wolsey
    Aficionado of Prawns
    06 Jun '18 04:23 / 4 edits
    Just for fun... a puzzle of my own design. My first. Hope I didn't screw it up.

    Black plays f7f5, threatening the queen.

    Can you describe in words, white's best move?

  2. 07 Jun '18 09:08 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by @tom-wolsey
    Just for fun... a puzzle of my own design. My first. Hope I didn't screw it up.

    Black plays f7f5, threatening the queen.

    Can you describe in words, white's best move?

    [fen]3r4/1pb1k1nN/p5p1/1bq1PpN1/6Q1/2p2P1P/P2r2PB/R3R2K[/fen]
    Easy once you know the tricks such puzzles use.
    En passant.
  3. Subscriber Tom Wolsey
    Aficionado of Prawns
    08 Jun '18 16:18 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by @shallow-blue
    [b]Easy once you know the tricks such puzzles use.
    actually I was looking for en passant discovered double checkmate. all in fun
  4. Subscriber moonbus
    Uber-Nerd
    11 Jun '18 11:31
    Clever. Got any more?