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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 09 Nov '08 19:42
    Helpmate in 5 moves.. Black mates white from the starting position in 5 moves..But the problem is he has to do it giving mate from a pawn converted to a knight!!
  2. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    10 Nov '08 20:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by blacknight1985
    Helpmate in 5 moves.. Black mates white from the starting position in 5 moves..But the problem is he has to do it giving mate from a pawn converted to a knight!!
    1. d4 e5 2. Kd2 exd4 3. b3 d3 4. Kc3 dxe2 5. Kb2 exd1=N# [Move order could also be 1.b3 2.d4 3.Kd2]
    1. d3 e5 2. Kd2 e4 3. b3 exd3 4. Kc3 dxe2 5. Kb2 exd1=N# [Move order could also be 1.b3 2.d3 3.Kd2]
  3. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    10 Nov '08 20:14
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    1. d4 e5 2. Kd2 exd4 3. b3 d3 4. Kc3 dxe2 5. Kb2 exd1=N# [Move order could also be 1.b3 2.d4 3.Kd2]
    1. d3 e5 2. Kd2 e4 3. b3 exd3 4. Kc3 dxe2 5. Kb2 exd1=N# [Move order could also be 1.b3 2.d3 3.Kd2]
    Perhaps change stipulation:
    Find a legal game of chess in which white plays 2.d4 and Black mates via promotion to N on the 5th move.