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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 28 Aug '06 02:52 / 1 edit


    white to move and what result? prove your answer
    please don't use chess engines or databases thanx
  2. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    28 Aug '06 12:59
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    [fen]6k1/3p4/8/8/8/B7/P5K1/8 w - - 0 1[/fen]

    white to move and what result? prove your answer
    please don't use chess engines or databases thanx
    Draw
  3. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    28 Aug '06 13:16
    Originally posted by TheMaster37
    Draw
    Wrong
  4. 28 Aug '06 15:45
    White wins. Pawn to a6, Bishop to a5 and as soon as the Black pawn falls, the King on c6 will be in Zugzwang.
  5. 28 Aug '06 19:38
    Originally posted by crazyblue
    White wins. Pawn to a6, Bishop to a5 and as soon as the Black pawn falls, the King on c6 will be in Zugzwang.
    this doesn't work if the king goes along the back rank moves his pawn and then proceeds to controll the queening square since the bishop is the wrong color.
  6. 28 Aug '06 19:41
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    this doesn't work if the king goes along the back rank moves his pawn and then proceeds to controll the queening square since the bishop is the wrong color.
    Bishop to d6 then instead of a5. It's still the same idea to block the black king so he cant reach b7 or b8.
  7. 28 Aug '06 19:59
    Originally posted by crazyblue
    Bishop to d6 then instead of a5. It's still the same idea to block the black king so he cant reach b7 or b8.
    but then he goes to the center and gets into the square of the pawn. your anwers are both right to a5 when he goes to the center and d6 when his king goes to d8.
  8. 05 Sep '06 23:37
    the correct move is bishop to b4 disabling the black king of capturing the white pawn while at the same time maintaining hold of the d2 square making it impossible for black to queen