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3/4/2011 - D. Joseph, British Chess Magazine 1922


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #61

    sen_kwan

    i think its a draw but i did it wrong.. i was only make it on seventh move..

    when black has already promoted his pawn into queen.. white cannot take the queen because it would be a stalemate..

    every white's queen move was to stayed at 8th rank to checkmate black with a single white's king move open the path on 8th rank.. and all black's queen move was to get a stalemate, all his move is sacrificing his queen..

    this puzzle was deep..

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #62

    Gamble2

    XxBAMFxX wrote:

    Why didn't the queen just take the other queen right away?


     It's because it would be stalemate as stated by some other people too.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #63

    mofeta

    WICKED

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #64

    mugo86

    Terrible

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #65

    gajraj1989

    niceee

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #66

    lemarquess

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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #67

    metallictaste

    horrible, horrible puzzle.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #68

    lemarquess

    Don't answer the previous post, it has already been answered by the stalemate thing!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #69

    draconlord

    Extremely difficult...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #70

    AndrewCoey

    mitemakeswrite wrote:

    why didn't the king take the pawn on b6 to begin with?


     because black wanted to have the threat of stalemate.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #71

    Shivam_12

    many solutions possible......controversial puzzle

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #72

    deepak21071974

    hmm:)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #73

    Servietsky

    chessmaster_shivam wrote:

    many solutions possible......controversial puzzle


    You guys don't understand that it was the ONLY POSSIBLE SOLUTION? it has been wrote several times above here. It's not a controversial puzzle, it's just that you guys aren't leveled enough to understand his beauty.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #74

    onefineham

    Ok, this falls into a classic wth??? question.  It's gotta be one of those "avoid a stalemate" series of moves.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #75

    MatP

    Nice puzzle! That last move however was stupid to force, as white can take with queen as well as with the king :-)

    The rest of the moves were forced however, pretty interesting tactics by both players.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #76

    mimi6

    that was  dum that black gave up his queen 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #77

    bbishop2010

    not bad of a puzzle, white doesn't want the draw and forces black to loose his queen in the proccess and finally a check mate at the end, but could've probably been avoided if black to the whites pawn in the first place thats what i would've done

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #78

    lucifer1860

    nice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #79

    clearym

    For me, that was extremely hard. And it took me a really long time to realize the point was to avoid black achieving a draw... educational but as I said difficult for me.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #80

    JLo1958

    anwarhashaam wrote:

    9th or 10th or 11th........ i don't understand why black gave up his Queen?????????

    I agree with you. K x Q then, Black king move to B8 and finally White king move to D8 or E8 and check mate.



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