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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 14 Mar '10 23:46
    White did not move and won.

    Black chose to move and lost.



    What has happened here?

    Perfectly logical explanation if you think outside the box.
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Just another day
    14 Mar '10 23:52
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    White did not move and won.

    Black chose to move and lost.

    [fen]3qkq2/8/8/8/8/8/8/3QK3 w - - 0 1[/fen]

    What has happened here?

    Perfectly logical explanation if you think outside the box.
    Black made a move on another lady and lost his honor. White did not and therefore did not.
  3. 15 Mar '10 00:03
    No. 21 times no.
  4. 15 Mar '10 09:06
    Would this be something to do with a play on the word move?
    We're in a timed game and its black to play.
    Black chooses to 'move' down to the bar, but gets distracted by the barmaid's peanuts and so loses on time.

    Phil.
  5. 15 Mar '10 09:07
    It may also have been a staring contest 😀
  6. 15 Mar '10 13:39
    No Jack you are wrong again.

    Clues:
    Think outside the box.
    Black lost.
    21 and Jack,
  7. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Just another day
    15 Mar '10 14:15 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    No Jack you are wrong again.

    Clues:
    Think outside the box.
    [b]Black
    lost.
    21 and Jack,[/b]
    Ho ho ho [oops - blackjack] game cute. Black said "hit me".
  8. 15 Mar '10 14:25
    Yup, they were playing cards Black Jack /Pontoon on a chessboard.

    White got a King and QUeen and stuck on 20.

    Black too got a King And Queen and tried for an Ace but pulled a Queen. (Bust).
  9. 15 Mar '10 14:25
    not poker, but blackjack.
    Black, with two queens and a king has 30 pts = bust.
    White with Queen + king has 20 points and so wins.

    I like the cute barmaid story better, cos its got a cute barmaid in it. With peanuts.

    Phil.

    ---GP how do you think up these crazy puzzles? ---
  10. 16 Mar '10 05:38
    I like this problem! A lot!
  11. 16 Mar '10 13:47
    Originally posted by MrPhil
    not poker, but blackjack.
    Black, with two queens and a king has 30 pts = bust.
    White with Queen + king has 20 points and so wins.

    I like the cute barmaid story better, cos its got a cute barmaid in it. With peanuts.

    Phil.

    ---GP how do you think up these crazy puzzles? ---
    This just popped into my head.

    Most likely due to the One Card Poker thread next door to it.

    When was this postion reached?



    Answer: on the 2nd March 2010 (a four knight ago) 🙂
  12. 16 Mar '10 14:03
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    This just popped into my head.

    Most likely due to the One Card Poker thread next door to it.

    When was this postion reached?
    Another one, equally bad.



    Same question.
  13. 16 Mar '10 15:22
    That was two (forked Knights/fortnights) ago. So it was last month.

    I needed some quick cash. What did I do?



    I pawned my chess set. 🙂
  14. Standard member forkedknight
    Defend the Universe
    16 Mar '10 18:04
    Originally posted by mtthw
    Another one, equally bad.

    [fen]8/8/8/3N4/4b3/5N2/8/8 w - - 0 1[/fen]

    Same question.
    Hey, that's me!
  15. 18 Mar '10 09:39 / 1 edit
    A player named "White" was playing the Black pieces, and a player named "Black" was playing the White pieces.

    Maybe Black (playing White) exchanged Queens