# Nice difficult puzzle

• #21
ElKitch wrote:

My dad had a little booklet on chess from 1977 and I looked through it. I found a nice puzzle by A. Selsniew. Perhaps you guys have seen it before, that would be a shame :)

pb7,pd5,rc8 mate ?

• #22
Martin0 wrote:

An attempt for last natural (but not best) moves (although I think it is a study and finding the move before this position looks unnatual)

#3.     Qg8+,ne8 ,Qxn mate

• #23
eddysallin wrote:
ElKitch wrote:

My dad had a little booklet on chess from 1977 and I looked through it. I found a nice puzzle by A. Selsniew. Perhaps you guys have seen it before, that would be a shame :)

pb7,pd5,rc8 mate ?

MartinO pointed this out:

1.b7?? dxc6 2.bxa8+ Kxa8 and black will win the pawn ending

so after 1. pb7 the d pawn will capture the rook..

• #24
eddysallin wrote:
Martin0 wrote:

An attempt for last natural (but not best) moves (although I think it is a study and finding the move before this position looks unnatual)

#3.     Qg8+,ne8 ,Qxn mate

You are correct the moves I made there doesn't lead to the quickest victory and your mate is correct. I only made the moves look somewhat natural and not the best.

• #25
ElKitch wrote:
eddysallin wrote:
ElKitch wrote:

My dad had a little booklet on chess from 1977 and I looked through it. I found a nice puzzle by A. Selsniew. Perhaps you guys have seen it before, that would be a shame :)

pb7,pd5,rc8 mate ?

MartinO pointed this out:

1.b7?? dxc6 2.bxa8+ Kxa8 and black will win the pawn ending

so after 1. pb7 the d pawn will capture the rook..

#1 pb7,pd5(blacks only move) and rc8 mate

• #26
Martin0 wrote:

You have a hanging rook on c6.

1.b7?? dxc6 2.bxa8+ Kxa8 and black will win the pawn ending

ahhh.....your correct.I have the wrong pawn. Your father has good chess taste.

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