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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 14 Aug '06 18:18


    White to play.
  2. 14 Aug '06 19:11 / 1 edit
    Hint: First move is RxN.
  3. 14 Aug '06 19:54
    does that mean it cant be RxN+?
  4. 14 Aug '06 20:05
    Originally posted by mazziewag
    does that mean it cant be RxN+?
    Yes, I believe that would only be mate in 8.

    Good point though.
  5. 14 Aug '06 20:21
    well i can safely tell you that checkmate IS possible lol. not able to do it in the right amount as yet..
  6. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    15 Aug '06 15:59
    Again, there at least three first moves that work.
  7. 15 Aug '06 20:23
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    Again, there at least three first moves that work.
    Sorry, about that. That must be terrible for a purist like yourself.

    I came across these positions on the net a while back. At the time they were meant to test the latest hardware (which is pretty dated now).

    The site is at http://membres.lycos.fr/albillo/ajedre7a.htm
  8. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    15 Aug '06 22:00
    Originally posted by ThudanBlunder
    Sorry, about that. That must be terrible for a purist like yourself.
    The R vs. P problem was worth trying, but trust me, I didn't waste time solving this one.