12/29/2012 - Long Calculation

MSC157
Zalvager wrote:

You people should realize that getting onto the first page isn't such an achievement. 

OT: This one was quite challenge ... well, it is morning after all. 

But you must admit that THIS is an achievement... :)

NimzoRoy
dacster13 wrote:

This isn't really a puzzle, more like opening knowledge and preparation. It's the Tarrash trap in the Steinitz variation of the Ruy Lopez where black's last move was 7... 0-0?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarrasch_Trap

YES and according to legend it took the good Doctor about 4 minutes to invent it vs Marco OTB in 1892



cena_warrior

don't get it

NimzoRoy
AKASZA43 wrote:

took me too long, 15 minutes

Be more positive - it took you 4x as long as it did a world-class GM, but you did get it. Probably the only reason I "got it" was because I've seen it before

dacster13
NimzoRoy wrote:
dacster13 wrote:

This isn't really a puzzle, more like opening knowledge and preparation. It's the Tarrash trap in the Steinitz variation of the Ruy Lopez where black's last move was 7... 0-0?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarrasch_Trap

YES and according to legend it took the good Doctor about 4 minutes to invent it vs Marco OTB in 1892

 



He didn't really invent it OTB though, cause he already published it a year earlier.

"Tarrasch published analysis of this trap in 1891, but 18 months later Georg Marco fell into it in Tarrasch versus MarcoDresden 1892.[1] Tarrasch spent just 5 minutes of thinking for the whole game." 

So no one really knows how long it really took him to analyze the whole line. Tongue Out 

_staph_

"...Long Calculation..." ??? .... no,  it's totally a game Foot in Mouth

sherwin_

...should have put it in the game of the day.

thought_control

That is one of the most amazing opening traps!

phnixhamsta

Seriously?

phnixhamsta
Swr2d2 wrote:

Basically a whole game...

=)

JoshuaQe4
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Logical_Chess

Nice and long, great stuff Smile

dacster13
prazzzwal

lenghty...but gud one....Smile

stephen_33

Too obscure for me!

alebooyeh

first for first

PIRATCH
JoshuaQe4 wrote:

Hello!

Could anyone explain why white cant retake on e4 with the rook on move 6?

(5. ... Nxe4 6. Rxe4)

6...Rd1+ and you'll get mated!

mhalilim

Long way to tipierary but a nice one.

oli1

very difficult :)

Spartan_Titans

Indeed a long one, I am sure they woke up lots of people...............