# Chess puzzles should be fun!

doodinthemood
Posers and Puzzles 15 Mar '08 09:51
1. 15 Mar '08 09:512 edits
Forget the insanely difficult retrograde analysis and cunning but unrealistic mates in two. Let's have some simple but fun problems ðŸ˜€

White to play and checkmate every king on the board in 1
2. 15 Mar '08 11:28
Originally posted by doodinthemood
Forget the insanely difficult retrograde analysis and cunning but unrealistic mates in two. Let's have some simple but fun problems ðŸ˜€

[fen]1K5R/2Bk1k2/2k1pPk1/2pk1k1N/2k3kP/1R1NkkP1/2B2p2/3R1Q2[/fen]

White to play and checkmate every king on the board in 1
1. Ne5##########
3. 15 Mar '08 11:32
hahaha, great notation.
4. 15 Mar '08 11:36
Originally posted by strokem1
1. Ne5##########
How does that checkmate the White King? ðŸ˜•
5. 15 Mar '08 11:42
Originally posted by Bifrost
How does that checkmate the White King? ðŸ˜•
hmmm.... that is a good question... I guess I need to rethink this problem then...
6. SwissGambit
Caninus Interruptus
15 Mar '08 18:17
Originally posted by doodinthemood
...and cunning but unrealistic mates in two.
This is a much more realistic alternative. ðŸ™„
7. SwissGambit
Caninus Interruptus
15 Mar '08 18:18
Originally posted by strokem1
hmmm.... that is a good question... I guess I need to rethink this problem then...
LOL
8. 16 Mar '08 08:55
Originally posted by SwissGambit
This is a much more realistic alternative. ðŸ™„
Yeah! If you want to be unrealistic, go the whole hog. And who's to say this couldn't happen in a game? :p
9. SwissGambit
Caninus Interruptus
16 Mar '08 17:031 edit
Originally posted by doodinthemood
Yeah! If you want to be unrealistic, go the whole hog. And who's to say this couldn't happen in a game? :p
It'd have to be a game that is neither chess nor Rex Multiplex [pawns can promote to K].

Mate in 1
Atomic Chess with Checkmate and extra-set pieces allowed.
10. 16 Mar '08 17:491 edit
Well this is fun.

White to play and mate all of his own kings in 1, andernach chess.
11. 16 Mar '08 18:09
Originally posted by doodinthemood
Well this is fun.

[fen]2RBbrq1/k1K1KPr1/3KK3/1bRPPK2/4Q3/8/8/8 w - - 0 1[/fen]

White to play and mate all of his own kings in 1, andernach chess.
Are you allowing color change on the promotion? ðŸ˜‰
12. 16 Mar '08 20:56
Originally posted by doodinthemood
Well this is fun.

[fen]2RBbrq1/k1K1KPr1/3KK3/1bRPPK2/4Q3/8/8/8 w - - 0 1[/fen]

White to play and mate all of his own kings in 1, andernach chess.
fxe8=bN#

Whatever andernach chess is, I assume it allows colour changing pieces and multiple kings.
13. SwissGambit
Caninus Interruptus
16 Mar '08 23:21
Originally posted by Bifrost
fxe8=bN#

Whatever andernach chess is, I assume it allows colour changing pieces and multiple kings.
Andernach = pieces change color after they capture. It does not allow for multiple Kings.
14. SwissGambit
Caninus Interruptus
12 Apr '08 05:08
Originally posted by SwissGambit
It'd have to be a game that is neither chess nor Rex Multiplex [pawns can promote to K].

[fen]3kk3/QB2k2N/Qpp1k2N/Qpp1k3/Qpp1k3/QN2k2N/4k2N/1K1kk3 w - - 0 1[/fen]
Mate in 1
Atomic Chess with Checkmate and extra-set pieces allowed.
Oh, snap! Pawns in the blast radius don't explode. Fortuitously, the masterpiece can yet be saved:

Mate in 1
Atomic Chess
15. joe shmo
Strange Egg
12 Apr '08 06:22
Originally posted by SwissGambit
Oh, snap! Pawns in the blast radius don't explode. Fortuitously, the masterpiece can yet be saved:

[fen]3kk3/QB2k2N/Qrr1k2N/Qrr1k3/Qrr1k3/QN2k2N/4k2N/1K1kk3 w - - 0 1[/fen]
Mate in 1
Atomic Chess
you people are insane..lol