A cooked goodie

pfren

 

 

 

 

 

 This is a problem I composed thirty years ago. It is not-so-loosely based on a firstprizer by the great Greek-Russian composer Avenir Nikolaevich Popandopulo:

http://www.yacpdb.org/?id=97327

My problem is two moves longer (mate in 7) and also, richer in content. Unfortunately, there is a dual on the third move, which I could not repair, and renders the problem useless for a prize at a competition.

The solution is quite difficult. Try it!

lollolbuddha

it is tuf

bays_al

ı clicked to help button for every move lol

BirdBrain

Wow!  :-)

piphilologist
makalumhenders wrote:

What about 6...Bxc3 instead of Rxc3? (Sorry if that's a stupid question; I'm relatively new...)

7.Ng3#

pfren
alexlaw wrote:

important fact: most of us aren't morozevich.

that seemed impossible, although I didn't try to solve the puzzle.

This is a chess problem, which is completely different from practical play.

It would me more suitable to say "most of us aren't Murdjia".

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

From the known Grandmasters, John Nunn is an extremely good solver (although he mostly specializes in endgame studies).

bishopson

Very good.  I needed help on three moves.

Argonaut13

A good puzzle. But from the puzzles I saw from you, you use the knight and bishop most and not a queen or rook. That is what makes them good and hard.

beckert26
bays_al wrote:

ı clicked to help button for every move lol

me too haha

Lincolm
bays_al wrote:

ı clicked to help button for every move lol

Also the move list hahaha

Dhruv2

very good puzzle ,i clicked on help only once ; )

TALminator

I was thinking Ba6 would also cause heart burn for black.

pfren

2.Ba6 does not work (mate in ten) after 2...Be1+.

red-lady
pfren wrote:

2.Ba6 does not work (mate in ten) after 2...Be1+.

Mate in ten??? Surprised How on earth can you see that?