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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 05 Apr '05 12:29 / 1 edit
    Invalid FEN inserted - 6k1/8/rb5p/8/7K/1P6/8/4RB2/ w


    Despite equal material and different colour bishops, white plays and wins.
  2. 05 Apr '05 13:05 / 1 edit
    Unless I am missing something:
    1.Bc4+ Kg7! (1...Kf~ 2.Rf1+ and 3.Bxa6; 1...Kh7!? 2.Re7+ Kg6 3.Re6+ Kf5 4.Kh3 /but not 4.Kh5?? Ra1 =/ 4...h5 5.Rc6 + -)
    2.Re7 + Kf8 (2...Kf6 3.Re6+ and as in the 1...Kh7!? variation) 3.Rf7+ Ke8 4.Rf6!! Bd8 5.Bb5+ Ke7 6.Rxa6 + -
    EDITED: Another thing I forgot 4...Ke7 5.Re6+ Kd7 6.Kh3 h5 7.Rg6 + -
  3. 05 Apr '05 14:54
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    Unless I am missing something:
    1.Bc4+ Kg7! (1...Kf~ 2.Rf1+ and 3.Bxa6; 1...Kh7!? 2.Re7+ Kg6 3.Re6+ Kf5 4.Kh3 /but not 4.Kh5?? Ra1 =/ 4...h5 5.Rc6 + -)
    2.Re7 + Kf8 (2...Kf6 3.Re6+ and as in the 1...Kh7!? variation) 3.Rf7+ Ke8 4.Rf6!! Bd8 5.Bb5+ Ke7 6.Rxa6 + -
    EDITED: Another thing I forgot 4...Ke7 5.Re6+ Kd7 6.Kh3 h5 7.Rg6 + -
    correct!
    What I liked in this composition is that white forces the black king to un-pin white on two occasions!