Originally posted by David113Retract:
A nice retro problem I saw recently:
a) Compose a proof game for this position
Give all the moves.
b) Did you notice something special in the proof game?
Originally posted by David113I'm sure I've posted this before, but this will save the trouble of a forum search.
I wonder if the same can be done with knights.
Originally posted by BigDoggProblemSolution:
I'm sure I've posted this before, but this will save the trouble of a forum search.
[fen]qk3b1r/2p2ppp/1pn3n1/2pppb2/8/5P2/P1PP1PPP/RNBQK1NR b KQ - 0 16[/fen]
Proof Game in 15.5 moves
(White has just made his 16th move. Find the gamescore.)
Originally posted by David113Keys to the solution: rook goes up from c1 (not d1), and the black nights swap position.
More of the same...
SPG in 12.0 moves
Originally posted by David1131.b4 c5 2.b5 Qc7 3.b6 Qg3 4.hxg3 h6 5.Rxh6 axb6 6.Rc6 Rxa2 7.Na3 Rxc2 8.Bb2 Rc4 9.Nc2 Rch4 10.e4 g6 11.Bc4 Bh6 12.Ne2 Be3 13.dxe3 e6 14.Qd3 Ne7 15.O-O-O O-O 16.Rxc8 Nbc6 17.Ra8 Rh8 18.Ra1 Ra8 19.Rh1 Nb8
And another ...
[fen]rn4kr/1p1pnp2/1p2p1p1/2p5/2B1P3/3QP1P1/1BN1NPP1/R1K4R w - - 0 1[/fen]
SPG in 19.0 moves
(Is it possible to insert more than one diagram in a post? when I tried it didn't work, that's why I you see 3 posts for 3 problems.)