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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member Anzelak
    Sloth's First King
    01 Aug '07 15:49
    White to move and win. I can find mate in 5...

    What can you see?

  2. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    01 Aug '07 17:47
    Originally posted by Anzelak
    White to move and win. I can find mate in 5...

    What can you see?

    [fen]1b2k3/7R/3p2p1/1r1P1pn1/2P5/1p4p1/1Pb5/4K1Q1 w - - 0 1[/fen]
    1.Qe3+ Be4
    1...Ne4 2.Qd4 thr. Qh8#
    1...Kd8 2.Qe7+ and mate next
    2.Qxg5 (thr. Qe7 2...Rb7 3.Rxb7 Bc7 4.Rxc7 Kf8 5.Qd8#