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We are now accepting submissions for the daily puzzle. All you have to do is message user DailyPuzzle with the puzzle position in FEN format along with the solution and the level of difficulty (easy, medium, hard).
Could you be the one to confuse the Chess.com members with the ULTIMATE puzzle?
A couple of usual rules for chess puzzles I've usually found are that you must specify if en passant is possible and you must specify if castling is possible. FEN notation takes care of this with the fileds following the position.
For example this is the FEN of the starting position... (the "-" denotes no en passant.)
rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1
i fond it
True, Nxa2 isn't forced, but 2. Kxa2 is mated by 2... Ra7#. Since the puzzler doesn't 'make' white's move... you simply have to respond to the move made.
The smothered mate isn't forced, but it is a forced mate in 2.
I've got a recent one that I'm proud of. It's pretty easy, I think. Mate in 4:
thats what i get, its mate in 1. Nd6
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