# White Mates...

Bowmann
Posers and Puzzles 19 Dec '05 23:35
1. Bowmann
Non-Subscriber
19 Dec '05 23:35

White to move.
2. BigDoggProblem
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. BigDoggProblem
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. 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. BigDoggProblem