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This is one of the most famous chess endgame puzzles (studies) ever. This video demonstrates the solution to this highly aesthetic puzzle.
Who in the world was smart enough to come up with this puzzle!
Promoting to Knight is in itself great move and for White to deliver checkmate is even greater and what's greatest is the way White deliberately allows for a Knight fork ans loses Queen and man ! on other day people would think White as a novice who's trying too much !
No words.. :-/
LOL!! This was awesome! I plugged this position into houdini 2.0 (2cores) and first its a 11 pawn advantage for black... but then maybe after a few minutes, it changes its mind and gives a 2 pawn advantage to white. I NOW LOVE MESSING WITH COMPUTERS!! xD
Wow!! I'm kind of blown away right now. That was something else!
"The coming of the apocaplypse can only prevented by the 5 knights destined to protect our world" Too bad there were only 4
Thanks for the feedback all.
Silman is NOT the person presenting this study in the video. It's some NM who I agree does very lazy, poor videos.
Wonderful analysis of the puzzle! Thanks for sharing.
Wow, that was great! That may be the best puzzle that I've ever seen. Thank you for sharing and doing such a great job of presenting.
I saw this puzzle once in a book several years ago but this video is a much easier way to enjoy this great puzzle and to memorize it and amaze your friends by challenging them to play the black pieces against you playing the white pieces!!!
Fantastic!! Thanks! :-)
I agree; Silman not only seems to waste the beauty of this exceptionally crafted puzzle by just haphazardly 'going through the motions' of it, but as well neither explains Black's [possible?] drawing recourse here, nor the history/origins behind the creation of it.
And that's the way 'I' see it! ...
Haha first time i see a bishop beating 4 knights
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