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5/19/2012 - Saving the Draw

  • #121
    im_bored_as_him wrote:

    How was it stalemate? explain helpp

    Black's best move is to do queen-takes-queen.  But this is then a stalemate because white will not have any legal moves to make (but is also not in check or checkmate). 

  • #122

    Very nice

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  • #124

    this is brilliant.

  • #125

    very nice Cool

  • #126

    Good puzzle.

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  • #128

    Very tricky. amazing!!

  • #129

    Nice puzzle. And sunillama1066 please stop spamming.

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  • #135

    why do you keep saying gg or ggg Sunillama1066? that problem was easy i saw it right away!

  • #136

    This looked like deep play, but really it was simple. You're checkmated when you give up the initiative. So you are really making obvious moves, doing whatever you can to keep the initiative.

    But I didn't see the pinned pawn at ALL.

    So far, this is my favorite

  • #137

    Wow, that's a really clever puzzle. It took me a minute to understand the concept behind the final move. I hadn't read the title, so I kept looking for checkmate. I read the title and figured it out though...

  • #138

    Pawn g4 pinned, of course. I was looking for a move that would attract a piece on g5 in order to force the draw. Nice puzzle.

  • #139

    Did white 'throw in the towel' or did I miss something?.

  • #140

    WOW. This is one of the most interesting puzzles I've seen in a while.


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