Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Joined
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    31 Mar '08 13:12
    For each move, find the unique game ending in that move.

    4...b5#
    4...Re1+
    4...Re2
    4...Qb5#
    5. Ng3#
    5. Qxe4#
    5...Rxh1#
    6. gxf8=N#
  2. Joined
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    31 Mar '08 15:09
    1. d4 c6
    2. Kd2 Qa5+
    3. Kd3 Qa3+
    4. Kc4 b5#

  3. Joined
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    31 Mar '08 15:441 edit
    1. e4 h5
    2. Qxh5 Rxh5
    3. e5 Rxe5+
    4. Kd1 Re1+

  4. Joined
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    31 Mar '08 15:45
    1. e4 h5
    2. Qxh5 Rxh5
    3. e5 Rxe5+
    4. Kd1 Re2

  5. In Christ
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    01 Apr '08 01:31
    Black

    White

    1 d4 e5
    2 Kd2 Qg5+
    3 Kc3 exd4+
    4 Kb3 Qb5#
  6. In Christ
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    01 Apr '08 02:45
    Black

    White

    1. h4 d5
    2. h5 Nd7
    3. h6 Nf6
    4. hxg7 Kd7
    5. Rh6 Ne8
    6. gxf8N#
  7. Joined
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    01 Apr '08 03:201 edit
    1. g4 h5 2. gxh5 Rxh5 3. Bh3 Rxh3 4. Nf3 Rxh2 5. Ne5 Rxh1#
    {Black mates} 0-1

  8. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    01 Apr '08 04:11
    Originally posted by David113
    For each move, find the unique game ending in that move.

    4...b5#
    4...Re1+
    4...Re2
    4...Qb5#
    5. Ng3#
    5. Qxe4#
    5...Rxh1#
    6. gxf8=N#
    As Dejection's line has shown, 5...Rxh1# is cooked. It should be 5...Rh1# [no capture]
  9. Joined
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    01 Apr '08 09:32
    1. d4 e5
    2. Qd3 Ke7
    3. Bg5+ Ke6
    4. Be7 e4
    5. Qxe4#

  10. Joined
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    01 Apr '08 09:39
    1. e3 e6
    2. Qg4 Ke7
    3. Ne2 Kf6
    4. Qxg7+ Kf5
    5. Ng3#

  11. Joined
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    01 Apr '08 10:10
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    As Dejection's line has shown, 5...Rxh1# is cooked. It should be 5...Rh1# [no capture]
    Cannot find that one.
  12. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    02 Apr '08 07:17
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    Cannot find that one.
    That has the most beautiful solution of the lot. It's worth the effort to find.
  13. Who Wants To Know?
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    03 Apr '08 01:42
    I'm not trying to solve SwissGambit's one, but try this...

    3. Qxe5#

    Not that hard, but kinda fun.
  14. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    03 Apr '08 01:54
    Originally posted by c0lefalk
    I'm not trying to solve SwissGambit's one, but try this...

    3. Qxe5#

    Not that hard, but kinda fun.
    1.e3 [or 1.e4] e5 2.Qh5 Ke7 3.Qxe5#

    The dual disqualifies it from this list, however.
  15. Who Wants To Know?
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    03 Apr '08 01:591 edit
    Wow, twelve minutes.

    Good job. Ran into it on chessgames.com
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