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This "problem" amounts to Chess masturbation!
It is NOT even chess as the rules of chess are right out the window multiple pieces, impossible locations, etc!
Come on, create a position that is actually feasible over the board!
Hey, the author intentionally made this an illegal position. This problem will put the solver's thinking ability to supreme test!!
Engines cannot be of help. Cheaters are not welcome here.
I made this for fun!
1. Nxe7+ Nxe7 2. Nxf4#
Re5+ Nxe5 Nxf4 mate
Re5+ Kxc4 Qc2 mate
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1. Nxe7+ Bxe7!!
1. Re5+ Kxc4 2. Qc2+ Kd4!!
So then 126 is it? Solved??!!!
LOL ... I had replied that this couldn't work, as I had the Rf5, blocking the d4 from Bh8 defense!
Yes. Scottrf got it! Please see post no. 89.
1.Qxd2 and whatever black does 2.Nb4#. I solved it in two minutes!! It's so simple everybody can do it! Just think about the obvious moves.
Well Asorski. I think this is your highlight of all problems!! . Good Job. Keep the mindcrackers coming.
NOPE, pawn takes rook on C file ... we've been thinking about the obvious moves for 8 pages now! :)
Personally relieved to see the answer and know how close I was ... thanks Asorski!
Looking forward to more puzzles like this, Asorski. Please keep them coming.
I fail to see how Re1 was a mate ... must assume you were just trying to brush off the problem and move on.
You do mean E4 to E1 right?
My first attempt at sol'n, "Qxf3 then E4 to E5" fails because Kxc4.
I just found a fatal flaw in my attempt in post 133 also.. Kc6 then Bc5. That turns it into a 3 move mate.
If you took the time to read the post (#89 on page 5) you'd get to see that the really cool counter-intuitive move Re1 is the solution.
This is why 1. Qxf3 doesn't work. 1...d1=Q!!
Very well said DalaiLuke, everybody's thinking of the obvious move!
GM_Hiceberg, did you really used an engine?
Oh, but there's no way he could have used an engine when we have all those extra pieces on the board, right?
For sure, I will make another one. Will post it soon. Just stay tuned.
OK,what am i supposed to say?That i didn't use a magic engine?
there should be a trash bin where curiosity seekers could go to see all the deleted comments! :P
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