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My latest puzzle creation - White to win
What do you think?... the unthinkable is the double-exclam(!!)
There's lots of solutions but the rest take a lot more moves!!
Thanks for the comments guys! Note that in the start position, the black king only has 1 legal move and that is to capture the undefended LSB on b7. Trying to defend the bishop stalemates the king unless promoting to a knight or 1.Nc6+? with the discovery forcing 1...Kxb7 - 1.Nc6+? also wins but takes more moves, the closer you look at the puzzle, you'll see that every piece on the board serves a purpose, taking away every square from the king, the pawn that can be captured is a decoy
Solving puzzles like this gives you improved spacial awareness on the board making sure everything is thoroughly checked/looked at before making a move. I'm glad you liked it people!
That is a clever puzzle, I missed the stalemate point.
When you think about the squares the king can go and how you can avoid stalemate it becomes easy but at first glance it is hard to see it :) Nice puzzle!
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