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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    08 Jul '06 02:45
    H. Albertz and K. Henke
    Die Schwalbe 1948

    Helpmate in 2
    One solution with White to play, One solution with Black to play
    (Helpmate: Both sides move collaboratively to checkmate black in the required number of moves)
  2. 08 Jul '06 09:42
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    H. Albertz and K. Henke
    Die Schwalbe 1948
    [fen]4k2r/8/8/8/2Q4p/8/8/4K2R[/fen]
    Helpmate in 2
    One solution with White to play, One solution with Black to play
    (Helpmate: Both sides move collaboratively to checkmate black in the required number of moves)
    a) white to move
    Qxh4 0-0
    Qh7#

    b) black to move
    ... Rh7
    0-0 Re7
    Qc8#
  3. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    08 Jul '06 17:13
    Originally posted by Mephisto2
    a) white to move
    Qxh4 0-0
    Qh7#

    b) black to move
    ... Rh7
    0-0 Re7
    Qc8#
    This is probably the easiest problem of the 8 I posted, but the mutual castlings are a nice touch.