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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    11 Dec '06 22:41

    White takes back his last move and mates in 1 instead
    a) diagram
    b) move bNh3 to c3, then solve again
  2. 12 Dec '06 09:37 / 2 edits
    a) Retract Ne7xRc6, Play Nd5#
    b) Retract Re5xNe8 (not Re5xBe8!), play Bg5#
  3. 12 Dec '06 09:53
    seems correct
  4. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    12 Dec '06 16:16
    Originally posted by David113
    a) Retract Ne7xRc6, Play Nd5#
    b) Retract Re5xNe8 (not Re5xBe8!), play Bg5#
    Correct. In b), Re5xBe8?? is illegal, because the Bishop never could have reached e8 in the first place (Pd7 and f7 have not moved).
  5. 15 Dec '06 16:12
    Originally posted by David113
    a) Retract Ne7xRc6, Play Nd5#
    b) Retract Re5xNe8 (not Re5xBe8!), play Bg5#
    After the Bg5 move,
    Bg5+? Nxg5
  6. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    15 Dec '06 16:17
    Originally posted by Alethia
    After the Bg5 move,
    Bg5+? Nxg5
    But the N is on c3 in part b), not h3.
  7. 15 Dec '06 16:25
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    But the N is on c3 in part b), not h3.
    Oh right. Thanks, I knew I had something worng, but I didn't do it on
    a board.
  8. 17 Dec '06 14:32
    Originally posted by David113
    a) Retract Ne7xRc6, Play Nd5#
    b) Retract Re5xNe8 (not Re5xBe8!), play Bg5#
    b) can also be solved by taking back Rg8xe8 (a knight).
  9. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    17 Dec '06 16:46
    Originally posted by Gastel
    b) can also be solved by taking back Rg8xe8 (a knight).
    The R needs to stay on the e-file to guard Be4.