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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    19 Dec '05 23:35


    White to move.
  2. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    20 Dec '05 00:01
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    [fen]4r3/p1p1pPp1/P1P1P1P1/4K1P1/3p4/7p/3P1ppr/3R1nkq w - - 0 1[/fen]

    White to move.
    1.fxe8=N d3 2.Nf6 gxf6+
    2...exf6+?? just loses more quickly.
    3.Kf5!
    Avoids pawn checks neatly.
    3...fxg5 4.g7 g4 5.g8=N g3 6.Nf6 exf6 7.Kg6 f5 8.e7 f4 9.e8=N f3 10.Nd6 cxd6 11.c7 d5 12.c8=N d4 13.Nb6 axb6 14.a7 b5 15.a8=N b4 16.Nc7 b3 17.Ne6 b2 18.Ng5 b1=Q 19.Nxf3#
  3. 20 Dec '05 02:18
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    [fen]4r3/p1p1pPp1/P1P1P1P1/4K1P1/3p4/7p/3P1ppr/3R1nkq[/fen]

    White to move.
    Looks like 1. Rxc8 Kxc8. 2. e8=Q mate.
  4. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    20 Dec '05 05:27
    Originally posted by jheikes
    Looks like 1. Rxc8 Kxc8. 2. e8=Q mate.
    The pawns are moving the other direction.
  5. Standard member Santa Drummer
    I AM INNOCENT
    20 Dec '05 18:45
    Originally posted by BigDoggProblem
    The pawns are moving the other direction.
    And how would you know?
  6. 20 Dec '05 19:34
    Originally posted by Santa Drummer
    And how would you know?
    since the white king is not in check, maybe?
  7. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    20 Dec '05 20:35
    Originally posted by Santa Drummer
    And how would you know?
    'cause this site uses FEN.

    http://www.yacdb.com/pgn/pgn_1616.htm