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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 14 Jul '08 17:11
    With roughly 3 < n < 25. Know any?
  2. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    14 Jul '08 19:13
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    With roughly 3 < n < 25. Know any?

    Mate in 6

    I'm not sure how difficult this will be, since I didn't try solving it myself, but the composer has a reputation for being tough...
  3. 14 Jul '08 19:42
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    [fen]b5nq/K2Npp2/2pp1Ppr/2pk4/Q1R2pB1/2P1b3/R2p4/n2r4 w[/fen]
    Mate in 6

    I'm not sure how difficult this will be, since I didn't try solving it myself, but the composer has a reputation for being tough...
    Difficult enough to keep me busy for a while. Thanks.
  4. 14 Jul '08 21:32
    This is a nice puzzle. Can you tell me the composer?
  5. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    15 Jul '08 06:24
    Originally posted by h9i9j9
    This is a nice puzzle. Can you tell me the composer?
    I'll give the name after people are done solving.
  6. 15 Jul '08 09:35 / 1 edit
    pm'd the answer pretty good puzzle my friend
  7. 15 Jul '08 12:33
    SOLVED already?
  8. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    15 Jul '08 16:57
    Originally posted by Skunk Juice2
    pm'd the answer pretty good puzzle my friend
    SOLV'D [main line given; ideally, a solution should give the threat and all relevant defenses]
  9. 19 Jul '08 19:07
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    SOLV'D [main line given; ideally, a solution should give the threat and all relevant defenses]
    Composer? Another one for our enjoyment?
  10. 19 Jul '08 21:19
    Here is another nice moremover.

    Mate in 7.
  11. 19 Jul '08 21:50
    Originally posted by David113
    Here is another nice moremover.
    [fen]1N6/rpR1K1p1/3pp1P1/1B1kppNb/1Pp4r/2B3bq/6p1/6n1[/fen]
    Mate in 7.
    Why not just 1. Nc6 with 2. Ne7# or 2. Bxc6#?
  12. 19 Jul '08 21:54
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    Why not just 1. Nc6 with 2. Ne7# or 2. Bxc6#?


    One chess piece per square, please
  13. 19 Jul '08 21:56
    Nice try, I set up the position incorrectly, with Ke7->d7. :-( (sad smiley face)
  14. 19 Jul '08 22:21
    OK, I'll supply one too, here's one by Sawtschenko.



    White to move, mate in eight.
  15. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    20 Jul '08 16:41
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    Composer?
    Camillo Gamnitzer.