More Fun Chess Puzzles (Zugzwang)

SuperJupiter5

White to move.

Black to move.

Arisktotle

What about  1. ... Kh3 2. e4 Ng3# for the second problem?

The first one is also flawed: 1. Kc4 works as well as the intended solution.

SuperJupiter5

i knew there were going to be mistakes.

SuperJupiter5

there. much better

SuperJupiter5

but if Kc4, Black's knight is free:

 

Arisktotle
SuperJupiter5 wrote:

but if Kc4, Black's knight is free:

True, but after ...Na5, Bxa5, Kxa5 white mates even faster because his king walks to e6! Ask StockFish.

PaintedPaint

Cool puzzles just make them a little less flawed

PaintedPaint

but i like the overall idea

SuperJupiter5

How can the king go to e6?????

 

PaintedPaint

???

 

Arisktotle

Not teleport, walk - step by step by step. You do know how kings move, do you?

SuperJupiter5

yes. oh you meant move there. 

PaintedPaint

from puzzle 1# isnt it a draw