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First! If you're in the US, Ron Paul 2012! If not, STOP rioting!
On a side note, checkmate kind sir, and great puzzle!
Mate in 9 cool! Mate with just a king and pawn XD
hope you can do this one incredibill
This puzzle is one of the greatest puzzles in a long time. EXCELLENT demonstration of sacrifices and oponent manipulation. Mate with a pawn in the end, after it looks as if you have 0 chance.
5/5, great puzzle.
I waited till 3:01 to give everyone else a chance to be first for a change. Some people were politely mentioning that having an analysis immediately after the puzzle was distracting. I trust this should accomodate them.
Wow. I wonder if this was in a real game, would anyone be able to look that far ahead, and even then, have the courage to sacrifice everything right down to your last pawn???
I tried several different lines, but with a Mate in 9 there are so many different directions that the game could go in. I think that the main thing is that White has the position and material advantage to win the game, without having to risk sacrificing everything . . .it would just take a lot longer than nine moves.
Check out Post #26 on Page 2 by @elindaur. He does an excellent job of demonstrating why Black made the decisions he did.
Here is one line that I followed which started of with the Bishop giving check:
Again, there are other routes that White could have started with and/or followed that would have ended with a win. Which makes all of these sacrifices pretty impresive.
Whoever designed the puzzle made a real work of art. And if this was a real game . . . unbelievable!!!
...And who would have thought of this?
Hey i got a funny story. Who wants to hear it?
I waited till 3:01 to give everyone else a chance to be first for a change. Some people were politely mentioning that having an analysis immediately after the puzzle was distracting. I trust this should accomoate them.
nobody likes the whiners. i think the racing for first is hilareous
Very nice and many tags: exposed king, multiple sacrificies, pin, deviation...
wow, really difficult.. Nice
Anyone got it without mistakes? Most probably not.
There's a bridge with a water source about 1,000 feet down, and there's a sign on the bridge that says:"NO FISHING OFF THE BRIDGE" XD (NO LIE!!!!)
Ron Paul is a Pawn, Y'all.
my tournament rules and how I set up my tournaments now
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2/27/2015 - Securing The Win
by Raymaster2500 12 minutes ago
What would be the rating of a top chess player in the late 1800s today
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by GnrfFrtzl 29 minutes ago
Either google is broken or Wesley So is really famous
by GnrfFrtzl 34 minutes ago
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Neat discovered mate
by ClavierCavalier 40 minutes ago
An EndGame WORTH looking At.
by Sou_46_chak 41 minutes ago
Zuzwang/Stalemate; Hard Puzzle
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