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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 27 Nov '06 20:33
    White to move and mate in 1.
    If you can solve this, you are better than the current world champ Kramnik!

  2. 27 Nov '06 20:39
    Are you kidding me?
  3. 27 Nov '06 20:39
    Originally posted by crazyblue
    White to move and mate in 1.
    If you can solve this, you are better than the current world champ Kramnik!
    Then I am better than Kramnik!
    Couldn't he find the mate in one?
  4. 27 Nov '06 21:57
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Couldn't he find the mate in one?
    Even worse. He got checkmated in 1 by Deep Fritz. And it happened just today
    If you wanna read about it or see the game, www.chessbase.com is a good site.
  5. 02 Dec '06 17:45 / 1 edit
    There is a whole thread discussing this.
    Qh7#.
    Whoopee, I'm better than Kramnik.
  6. 02 Dec '06 17:47
    Originally posted by crazyblue
    White to move and mate in 1.
    If you can solve this, you are better than the current world champ Kramnik!

    [fen]5N1k/6p1/7p/4P3/pp2Q3/4q3/1P4PP/2b4K w - - 0 1[/fen]
  7. 02 Dec '06 17:48 / 2 edits

    Mate for either side.
  8. 02 Dec '06 23:06
    Originally posted by Alethia
    [fen]5N1k/6p1/7p/4P3/1p2Q3/4q3/1P4PP/q1b4K w[/fen]
    Mate for either side.
    For black it's mate in two instead of one move.
  9. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    03 Dec '06 04:21
    Originally posted by kbaumen
    For black it's mate in two instead of one move.
    1. ... Bd2#
  10. 03 Dec '06 04:37
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    1. ... Bd2#
    1 ... Bd2 2. Qb1
  11. 03 Dec '06 11:52
    Originally posted by Marsan
    1 ... Bd2 2. Qb1
    2 ... Qxb1#
  12. 03 Dec '06 12:26
    Originally posted by crazyblue
    2 ... Qxb1#
    Duh... but it's still mate for both sides.
  13. 03 Dec '06 12:30 / 1 edit

    Another one. Mate for either side- wait for it- regardless of what colour the Bishop on c8 is!
  14. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    03 Dec '06 20:38
    Originally posted by Alethia
    [fen]2B2N1k/6p1/7p/4P3/1p2Q3/4q3/1P4PP/q1b4K w[/fen]
    Another one. Mate for either side- wait for it- regardless of what colour the Bishop on c8 is!
  15. 03 Dec '06 21:11
    Nice smiley! I take it you are impressed, eh?