1. SubscriberTom Wolsey
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    06 Jun '18 04:234 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?

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    07 Jun '18 09:081 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. Reveal Hidden Content
    En passant.
  3. SubscriberTom Wolsey
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    08 Jun '18 16:181 edit
    Originally posted by @shallow-blue
    [b]Easy once you know the tricks such puzzles use.
    Reveal Hidden Content
    actually I was looking for en passant discovered double checkmate. all in fun
  4. Subscribermoonbus
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    11 Jun '18 11:31
    Clever. Got any more?
  5. Subscribersonhouse
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    15 Jul '18 03:37
    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]
    Looks like mate in one.
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