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Created on March 2, 2012 |
12742 Votes | 209 Comments
wait so the guy dosen't want to resign why don't you checkmate him?
8rook checkmate once, rook on every file all promoted
Yes,but just to torture people,i once got 8 bishops
I've made them rooks when it wouldn't havr made difference. And this game just gave me a puzzle, but when I tapped the piece then the square it wouldn't move, do I had to click next and it did the move I had JUST. SAID. so then it decides to drop me by 154 points. Sheesh. Not even right
I've done the lasker trap before in a blitz game:
1. d4 d5
2. c4 e5
3. dxe5 d4
4. e3 Bb4+
5. Bd2 dxe3
6. Bxb4 exf2+
7. Ke2 fxg1=N+
8. Rxg1 Bg4+
9. Ke1 Qxd1+
I've promoted to a rook to avoid stalemate. Ive never been in a position where the knight or bishop is the better piece to promote to.
One common knight promotion is the lasker trap, maybe ill play that sometime hopefully
not in a tourney game, but for fun games i have done it a lot
"Yes, because a knight was more effective". But you can underpromote too a bishop too, though!
And once on purpose...to avooid stalemate.
Yes, but just to show off. (22%)
Yes, in high school, the guy would not resign a hopeless game, so I promoted two pawns to knights, you can't mate with two knights, you can with four.
promote a queen thats better
Sometimes, there is less risk of giving stalemate if you promote to a rook rather than a queen.
promoted to knight to avoid checkmate. only way
I regularly under promote for various reasons. The main one is that I always mate with one queen and one rook. easier to mate in time difficulties. Also when playing patzers I like getting loads of knights or bishops, just for a laugh.
i had promoted a knight before and it was really more effective
I've promoted to rooks before because I did not want to trade. I promoted to a knight once to lead to a forced mate quicker. But I've never promoted to a bishop before! (unless I'm being mean to my opponent)
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