Logical question

  • #1

    I'm interested in seeing a mate in 1 with as many possible solution. For example

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The puzzle shown here has 3 solution

    1. Qh8#

    2. Qh5#

    3. Qg3#

    P. Anandh

  • #2

     

     

     

     

     

    Here's my shot. Not legal positions though. I count 34

  • #3
    PepeSilvia wrote:

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Here's my shot. Not legal positions though. I count 34


     I count 36

  • #4

    Good call. I had just woken up when I posted that. For some reason I thought moving the bishop to the 8th rank left the king safe. dur.

  • #5

    oh. i missed those too, so i counted 36 besides those so 38 =0

  • #6

    I count 36. Remember that Bc6+ and Be6+ are not mates.

  • #7

    That was really fun.

    I could count only 33.

  • #8

    I counted 27 (I think) and that doesn't even get to the queens..

  • #9

    I've always liked tis one, from tim Krabbe's site:

    This is a legal position with promoted men.

    White has 48 legal moves, 47 of which is mate in 1. The 48th move, Qe6+, forces Black to mate White in 1. This surely has to be the WORST move ever...

  • #10

    Amazing positions. I never imagined to say the least

  • #11

    The LEGAL position:

    47 mates!

    7 pawn checkmates

    4 knight checkmates

    4 queen checkmates

    25 bishop checkmates

    7 rook checkmates = 47 checkmates! Count them all!

  • #12

    Interesting!! Thanks.

  • #13

    Amazing

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