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Created on March 2, 2012 |
12200 Votes | 188 Comments
Very good, camberfoil! ... I mean, 'sheesh!' - what would we do without your expertise?!
Thank you! 12122 votes cast
Why use a queen when a rook will do, right?
Yes. Because I accidentally clicked the Knight due to time trouble (was clicking mindlessly and the cursor was pointing at Knight) although I still won the game by queening two other pawns and giving checkmate. Was quite hard since I only have a minute left.
Keller ... Had you not promoted to a knight white would give a fork check and win the promoted piece ; so it would be a draw ....with the knight promotion the position you have reached is a stalemate ... So it is not clear to me what was achieved with the under promotion ?
There needs to be an option for "Yes, because a rook was effective" And for "Yes, because a Bishop was more Effective"
The reason any/either of these would be more effective is in case of stalemate
Use an upside-down rook as a queen.
Keller..I didn't get the purpose of the three knight game .....it still is a stalemate isn't it ?
I just reverse the rook to pretend that it's a queen if I don't have extra queens... :))
They need to create one for "yes! because I was bored."
I've heard of underpromotion to a knight being a key part of the Lasker Trap, but I have never used the trap in real life or online.
I've underpromoted to a rook instead of a queen, just to show off (it would be checkmate anyway, whether queen or rook so i just promoted a rook XD)
Sorry, but I had to take down my blog
yes. promoted it to knight and checkmated opponent
588 , me 588 ? :D
kellen chessman, that's a well known study by someguy, I think kubbel or troitsky.
My set doen't have extra queens. I guess most do then.
Kellen, I don't understand, at the end of the game with 3 knights, you've stalemated White. Tablebase shows the position is drawn after 1. Ng1.
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