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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 10 Nov '07 05:31
    http://i12.tinypic.com/81rpf75.png

    First Move:White Nc6
  2. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    10 Nov '07 19:27 / 5 edits
    Originally posted by nareen
    http://i12.tinypic.com/81rpf75.png

    First Move:White Nc6
    1. Nc6 Kd3 [threat 2. Qg4+ K~ 3. Nb4#]
    1... Kd5 2. Qg4 Bxe7 [quote]2...Kxc6 3. Qc4#
    3. Nxe7#[/quote]
    1... Kf3 2. Qf1+ Ke4 [quote]2... Kg4 3.Nf6#
    3. Nf6#[/quote]
    1... Kf5 2. Qf1+ Ke6 [quote]2... K~ Nf6#
    3.Qf7#[/quote] 2. Qb1+ Kc4
    2... Ke2 3. Nd4#
    3. Qb3#

    The key seems pretty straightforward - White bring his most out-of-play piece into the fight.
  3. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    10 Nov '07 19:37
    In the future, please:

    Don't give the key [first] move.
    Do give the stipulation [#3, or Mate in 3]