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The most difficult 2-mover problem I've ever seen!


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #81

    Asorski

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  • 2 years ago · Quote · #82

    Scottrf

    loganchan-cellor wrote:

    is my amended solution not correct

    No, it's not a helpmate puzzle, black wouldn't play Nxf4. Kxe6 maybe.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #83

    Asorski

    Qweeni2 wrote:

    Hahaha There is no mate in 2, but only mate in 3 (many) 

    Let's see Miss Qweeni2. I qoute you on that!

    We are looking here for a mate in 2 solution, not mate in three. Very difficult isn't it?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #84

    Scottrf

    Wow. Got it. I'll just type out the solutions.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #85

    Scottrf

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  • 2 years ago · Quote · #86

    swarf

    Horse on c8 takes e7 check then Rook to c6 mate I think. looked at it for 8mins.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #87

    Scottrf

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #88

    Asorski

    CONGRATULATIONS Scottrf, your'e the second person to solve. The first one is GM-Hiceberg (See post No. 46) . You too will also receive a trophy!

    Here is the Diagram with complete solution:

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #89

    Asorski

    swarf wrote:

    Horse on c8 takes e7 check then Rook to c6 mate I think. looked at it for 8mins.

    Sorry swarf but 1. Re1!! waiting, is the correct answer.

    Thanks for solving.Cool

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #90

    Scottrf

    Ah, I saw his Re1 post, but it didn't register because he didn't post a continuation and I hadn't got rid of the other piece movements by process of elimination. Actually found it independently.

    What an amazing puzzle. Impossible to believe that all of black's replies leave a mate in 1.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #91

    swarf

    Sorry, I am wrong ,perhaps a little more time is needed for this one but I'm off for a beer, maybe next time I'll get it right.x

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #92

    rabusmar

    What about 1. Qxf3 ... 2. Rd4#?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #93

    Scottrf

    rabusmar wrote:

    What about 1. Qxf3 ... 2. Rd4#?

    2 is bxc4, no mate.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #94

    Asorski

    Who said this problem is busted?

    Now you see. Finding the shocking 1. Re1!! waiting move, is very difficult to comprehend! It's out of this world! This is the most amazing problem/key move I've ever seen. I hope you like it. I wonder Who compose this thing!Undecided

    Thank you all for visiting this thread: KeyserSzoze, AP_Borodin, wafflemaster, rstoledo, renalboy, Martino, Geticus, Cnacnel, TasmanianTiger, PortlandPatzer, DM_CaptainObvious, DalaiLuke, Jadeite, Fiction969, DrB127, JG27Pyth, levi223, loganchan-cellor, Qweeni2, Swarf, rabusmar.

     


    Again congratulations to the solver GM-Hiceberg and Scottrf!

    Well done! Great job!

    Watchout for my next difficult puzzle soon!

    Goodnight.Smile

    --Asorski--Cool

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #95

    Asorski

    Scottrf wrote:

    Ah, I saw his Re1 post, but it didn't register because he didn't post a continuation and I hadn't got rid of the other piece movements by process of elimination. Actually found it independently.

    What an amazing puzzle. Impossible to believe that all of black's replies leave a mate in 1.

    Yah, really amazing!

    I can sleep soundly now.Cool

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #96

    eddysallin

    qxp,nxq ,nxn mate ?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #97

    Scottrf

    eddysallin wrote:

    qxp,nxq ,nxn mate ?

    The solution has been found.

    NxQ isn't forced.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #98

    smithydaniel2214

    Rcd4 forcing king to C file Qc2 to finish. maybe. possibly.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #99

    C-nack

    smithydaniel2214 wrote:

    Rcd4 forcing king to C file Qc2 to finish. maybe. possibly.

    Bxc2 after Qc2. Look page before, the puzzle has been solved.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #100

    FirebrandX

    Quick question:

    How do you people that solve it aren't just using a computer anyway? For example: Hiceberg is a rank beginner based on his game history, so although he could have solved it on his own, the chances are unlikely.


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