Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    27 Sep '07 22:33


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    28 Sep '07 01:32
    rook to black's second file, prepare to take rook pawn and pave the way for the reign of a new queen
  3. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    28 Sep '07 05:111 edit
    Originally posted by timofearl
    rook to black\\\'s second file, prepare to take rook pawn and pave the way for the reign of a new queen
    Yeah, that paves the way for a new Queen\'s reign, all right. The only problem is, she\'s Black.
  4. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    28 Sep '07 05:15
    Originally posted by Dutch Defense
    [fen]5k1r/p4p2/P1p3p1/2p4p/2P5/8/P1K5/3R4 w KQkq - 0 1[/fen]

    White to move
    The best White can do is not lose:

    1. Rd8+ Kg7 2. Rxh8 Kxh8 3. Kb3 h4 4. Ka4 h3 5. Ka5 h2 6. a4 h1=Q, stalemate.
  5. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    28 Sep '07 20:001 edit
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    The best White can do is not lose:

    1. Rd8+ Kg7 2. Rxh8 Kxh8 3. Kb3 h4 4. Ka4 h3 5. Ka5 h2 6. a4 h1=Q, stalemate.
    That's correct.

    This thread is now closed.
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    30 Sep '07 01:37
    Originally posted by Dutch Defense

    This thread is now closed.[/b]
    No it's not.
  7. Standard membersonhouse
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    07 Oct '07 17:05
    Originally posted by demonseed
    No it's not.
    How do you know?
  8. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    07 Oct '07 23:02
    Originally posted by demonseed
    No it's not.
    Should be, the problem's done and no further comments are necessary.
  9. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    07 Oct '07 23:021 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    How do you know?
    When a thread gets closed, it means you can't make any more posts. At the top and bottom of the pages says "This thread is now closed"

    Here's an example: Thread 76834
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