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I noticed that while I had seen many puzzles showing creative forced checkmates, I hadn't seen many showing how to get a stalemate from an inferior position. Here's one I made. This should be fairly easy if you're familiar with this idea, but if you haven't used this concept before, I think it should be a good challenge.
This is my first post in the forums, so I'm sorry if I mess anything up.
Thanks! How long did you take to solve it?
It's indeed familiar, but took a while to get that back in my mind :p
Also played 2. Qb7+ first, because I thought that black could get out of stalemate with QxQ, but later found that that wasn't at all the case.
That's impressive! I had hoped that the puzzle would be a little more difficult than that...
@Scottrf: Those are both great puzzles. Did you make them yourself? If you got them elsewhere, do you know where I could find more?
Found them both on the tactics trainer here I believe.
Scott, I don't think I've seen that second puzzle in post #6 before, it was quite clever! Thanks for sharing it.
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