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10/6/2011 - Converting in Efficient Manner


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #41

    Prince_Roman

    A relatively easy sequence but some players may make the error of 2. Rxh7, thus allowing black to draw.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #42

    sultaninx

    interesting

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #43

    GOINDIAGO

    excellent illustration of how to avoid forced draw and win the game(not killing black's rook with white's rook)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #44

    hieutrung

    You have solved this problem!
    3. Rh8+
  • 3 years ago · Quote · #45

    satsat

    nice...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #46

    EvenBounce

    simple puzzle

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #47

    drshark

    nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #48

    rbk1

    good one!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #49

    m_majid_khan

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #50

    m_majid_khan

    good

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #51

    ooo000ooo

    You Pawn Broker you...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #52

    Tublu

    i like it

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #53

    dufferps

    Beautiful.  After 1. Kc6, black cannot move his king; he must move his rook.  Unless he can do something about it, pawn to d7+ will be checkmate.  There are two ways black can "do something about it" i.e. be in a position to capture the white pawn at d7.  However, whichever one he chooses (... Rxh7 as in the daily puzzle or Rd8) leaves black vulnerable to mate from a queen or rook at h8. 

    Not counting delaying interpositions by the black rook, I see two alternative lines if black chooses the 1. ... Rd8 approach.
    1. ... Rd8, 2. cxd8=Q+   Kxd8, 3. h8=Q#
    or
    1. ... Rd8,  2. h8=Q    Rxh8,  3. Rxh8#

     For white a less efficient, but still effective line would be:
    1. ... Rd8,  2. d7+   Rxd7,   3. h8=Q+   Rd8   4. Qxd8#

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #54

    funky_fresh

    easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #55

    cfrench49

    Nice puzzle.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #56

    jollyrodger

    if we all think its too easy then make some suggestions, as our friend says, its good for learning Smile

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #57

    Zhanhui1995

    easy

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #58

    paulified22

    rule of thumb,to promote or in this case win,position King in front of pawn.1,Kc6,black had only one piece to play,Rh7,2,pd7...R8#
  • 3 years ago · Quote · #59

    hilaking

    :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #60

    EvenBounce

    easy


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