Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Answers, a game, and another problem

The solution to the Mate in Six position (Friday 11 January) is:

1. Qxg7+    Kd8
2. Nf7+    Ke7
3. Nxh6+    Kd8
4. Qg5+    Re7 (if Qe7 then Nf7#)
5. Nf7+    Ke8
6. Qg8#

No one provided an answer to this one.

The solution to the Four-move poser (Monday 14 January) is:

1. Nf3    Nf6
2. Ne5    d5 (Black's first two moves can be transposed)
3. Nc6    Nfd7
4. Nxb8    Nxb8

Congratulations to Silas Peck and Ian Wallis who both emailed correcr answers!

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In the Games section, you'll be able to play through an excellent win by Ian Wallis in the recent 4NCL match.

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The 'impossible' problem:

"From the starting position, construct a game where Black checkmates White on the 5th move by taking a rook." Email your answer to me (Bob Jones).




1 comment:

  1. After six hours I finally solved it! Email sent.

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