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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 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. 31 Mar '08 15:09
    1. d4 c6
    2. Kd2 Qa5+
    3. Kd3 Qa3+
    4. Kc4 b5#

  3. 31 Mar '08 15:44 / 1 edit
    1. e4 h5
    2. Qxh5 Rxh5
    3. e5 Rxe5+
    4. Kd1 Re1+

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

  5. 01 Apr '08 01:31
    Black

    White

    1 d4 e5
    2 Kd2 Qg5+
    3 Kc3 exd4+
    4 Kb3 Qb5#
  6. 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. 01 Apr '08 03:20 / 1 edit
    1. g4 h5 2. gxh5 Rxh5 3. Bh3 Rxh3 4. Nf3 Rxh2 5. Ne5 Rxh1#
    {Black mates} 0-1

  8. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    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. 01 Apr '08 09:32
    1. d4 e5
    2. Qd3 Ke7
    3. Bg5+ Ke6
    4. Be7 e4
    5. Qxe4#

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

  11. 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 member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    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. Standard member c0lefalk
    What?
    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 member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    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. Standard member c0lefalk
    What?
    03 Apr '08 01:59 / 1 edit
    Wow, twelve minutes.

    Good job. Ran into it on chessgames.com