Knights on the rim...

Knights on the rim...

hicetnunc
hicetnunc
Aug 24, 2009, 1:53 AM |
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You know what they say about Knights on the rim ? They're dim. If my English is correct, the word somewhat relates to the light.

Well, I recently ran across a funny position. Could there possible be places for Knights where they just become so dim that...they disappear !

Kind of "black holes" or something like that ?!

Look at the following position :

 





























Now let's come back to the initial position, and suppose white tries something different and plays 1.Kf6 instead of Kf4 - how could black reply ?