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Schachprobleme komponiert für unterhaltung

Robinson,Yechiel, CB 25 revised, 3rd Comm, 2011

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  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    Cooldid not ruin, or spoil anything at all, thank you for pointing out Ra7

     

    I was thinking Black drawsSurprised?

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

    And sorry if it spoils the solution. 

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

    Still getting the hang of this position editor. I couldn't nest any subvariations. 

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

    If 1....Ra7 immediately, not 2. Re1? Rd7+. Instead, 2. Re6. Then white can meet 2....Rd7+ with 3. Rd6, or 2...Kb5 with Rb6+.

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    yes a-pawn on 6th rank, got it, inserted diagram from what you described,

     

    seeSmile

    and what if Rook does not capture a-pawn, draw?

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

    ? That is a white a-pawn, no? 2...Rxd6 loses the rook. But with the knight on d6, white can't defend the a-pawn with Re6. So it seems natural to go after the a-pawn with 2...Ra7. 

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    wait, let me try, mmmmk

    uhmm

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    uhmmmm never looked at that Ra7?,

    you mean Rh7

  • 3 years ago

    chapablanca2000

    I like how the puzzle involves multiple themes. White can threaten to protect the pawn and consolidate (with Re6), win the rook, or mate black on the side of the board. One sideline is 2...Ra7 instead of 2...Rd6. Then I suppose the idea is 3. Re1! Rxa6 4.Rb1+ Ka5 5. Kc5

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    it is the work of Dr John Nunn, dont know if I told you about his books? I dont have them, but I have come across them, never read anything from him, yet

    articles are here, bob

    http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8117

    and

    http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7279

     

    they have this composed puzzle competition

  • 3 years ago

    fbobobby

    yup..both surprised me

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

  • 3 years ago

    AnnaZC

    bob, white must make the best, it is aheadSmile

    the composed puzzle here show two unexpected moves

    first, moving in between the N and R,

    second, to allow the Knight capture,

  • 3 years ago

    fbobobby

    this is very cute..i didnt get it, but i think it shows why you say learn the end game first :)

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