Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. In Christ
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    04 May '07 02:31
    This is from Hoyle Majestic Chess.

    Black 4



    White 5
  2. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    04 May '07 02:42
    Originally posted by Jirakon
    This is from Hoyle Majestic Chess.

    Black 4

    [fen] 8/3p1p1Q/1K2k3/1N1NP3/8/1B6/8/8[/fen]

    White 5
    Where are the pieces? 😕
  3. Standard membersonhouse
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    04 May '07 02:48
    Originally posted by Dutch Defense
    Where are the pieces? 😕
    You are supposed to know. Jeez.
  4. In Christ
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    04 May '07 03:51
    Whoa, I didn't even notice that. I put the fen tags. Let me try again:

    Black 4



    White 5
  5. In Christ
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    04 May '07 03:52
    There, that's right.
  6. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    04 May '07 04:382 edits
    Solution PM'ed.
  7. Standard memberPBE6
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    04 May '07 13:53
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    Solution PM'ed.
    Solution posted!

    1. Nd4+ exd4
    2. Qe4# 1-0
  8. Standard memberSwissGambit
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    04 May '07 15:45
    Originally posted by PBE6
    Solution posted!

    1. Nd4+ exd4
    2. Qe4# 1-0
    Solution yet to be posted!

    1...Kd6!
  9. Joined
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    04 May '07 18:431 edit
    Ah! I think I've got it; I'll PM. This is a nice one. Assuming I'm right, here's a tip: look for a "quiet" key move.

    [EDIT: Er, don't expect that PM just yet. I still think I have the right idea, but the move is wrong.]
  10. Standard memberPBE6
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    04 May '07 19:25
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    Solution yet to be posted!

    1...Kd6!
    Dang. 😞
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    05 May '07 13:29
    1. Ba4, and black is in zugzwang... see the posible moves ;-)
  12. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    05 May '07 22:55
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    You are supposed to know. Jeez.
    😛
  13. Joined
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    07 May '07 00:02
    I think I've got it, though my solution seems a bit too simple.
  14. Account suspended
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    07 May '07 00:14
    Originally posted by Jirakon
    This is from Hoyle Majestic Chess.

    Black 4

    [fen] 8/3p1p1Q/1K2k3/1N1NP3/8/1B6/8/8[/fen]

    White 5
    i think that white square eats that black one with the knight that is obviously right there...
  15. Standard memberDutch Defense
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    07 May '07 01:071 edit
    Originally posted by Jirakon
    Whoa, I didn't even notice that. I put the fen tags. Let me try again:

    Black 4

    [fen]8/3p1p1Q/1K2k3/1N1Np3/8/1B7/8/8[/fen]

    White 5
    What's the answer? 😕
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