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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