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Knightmare Chess is a proprietary game published by Steve Jackson Games. It is something like a combination of chess and Magic: the Gathering. In Knightmare Chess you play a regular game of chess, but in addition, you have a hand of cards that gives you "special powers". This problem is inspired by that game.
We'll start off with a really easy one.
White to move and mate in 1.
Your special power: After you make your move, you get to convert one of your bishops into a white knight or one of your opponent's bishops into a black knight.
Assume that in reply to your move, your opponent can only make a standard chess move; i.e., he has no special powers available.
Oh a magic bishop?
I love Steve Jackson games - he's got me hooked on "Munchin" - lol
Anyway, 1.Nf5+ (B on g6 changes to a N, either color!), mate!
(does this make a firster? ;)
Yep.. Nf5 then transform Bg6 into a Knight
Right, good job ! (Although, just for the sake of completeness, your special power only allows you to convert Bg6 into a black knight)
I'll have more Knightmare Chess problems in the future...just for fun.
Nf5+ Bg6=N #
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