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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    01 Jun '05 00:47

    #5
    (This time computer tested to assure a valid solution!)
  2. 01 Jun '05 06:58
    1. Rc8 ... Rxc8
    2. Rxc2 Rf8
    3. Qc5 Rg8
    4. Qc8 Rxc8
    5. Rxc8#

  3. 01 Jun '05 07:00 / 1 edit
    If



    1. Rc8 and... g6
    Then...

    2. Rxf8+ Kg7
    3. Rg8+ Kxf7
    4. Qd5+ Ke7
    5. Rxb7#

  4. 01 Jun '05 10:17
    Originally posted by elopawn
    1. Rc8 ... Rxc8
    2. Rxc2 Rf8
    3. Qc5 Rg8
    4. Qc8 Rxc8
    5. Rxc8#

    Why not 2...Rxc2+!?
  5. 01 Jun '05 13:16
    To continue:
    2...Rxc2+!? 3.Qe2!! Rxe2+ 4.Kh1 and 5.f8Q# or 5.fxe8Q#
    Very aesthetically appealing variation
  6. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    01 Jun '05 13:48
    Originally posted by ilywrin
    To continue:
    2...Rxc2+!? 3.Qe2!! Rxe2+ 4.Kh1 and 5.f8Q# or 5.fxe8Q#
    Very aesthetically appealing variation
    This is the main line. It shows a nice deflection sacrifice, forcing the black Rook to a bad square.