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nice forced stalemate
nice stalemate, a draw is better than a lost
Nice! Helps one think of Stalemates as a viable option to extract from a weak position. I was stumped initially too.
"how have i solved it? surely white loses..."
No, white surely draws :)
No,white surely loses
1...Qxe3 2.Kxe3 Kd5 3.Kd3 Kc5
how have i solved it? surely white loses...
Jpr, actually white forces a stalemate because after black takes the rook white has no legal moves.
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Wow what a forced draw!
Nice one :D
The solution doesn't make any sense. PB2, KD2 (or e2), black promotes. What am I missing please?
if black x rook on d/e file , the white king is stalemated.....an obvious answer is not to that( protect b. to pomote pawn). here the rook will check for a draw or to create HEAD ACHE.
THE BLACK KING IS A PARTNER FOR WHITE, as the queen is pinned-so if rxq or qxr, stalemate(b. pawn covering c2 is nice......
Oh! really good
v nice one
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nice puzzle thx
I agree, White will lose. How is that a good puzzle? OBJECTIVE: Postpone Your loss.
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