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December 15, 2018

Chess Thread 12-15-2018

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Another pic of WIM Ivette Garcia Morales

As always, the chess/dress pr0n thread is an open thread, so there is no such thing as an off-topic comment.

Easier Problem - White To Play (212)

Goal: White can force a mate in two
Hint: Make sure the black king stays in the corner

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k2q4/nb1N4/8/8/8/6Q1/8/6K1 w - - 0 1

This is Cute

I feel sorry for the little boy. Evidently, his all-out attack with the king didn't work out as he had hoped.

More Challenging Problem - Black To Play (850)

Goal: Win decisive material
Hint: Force White to give up his rook

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8/4kp2/2Qp1p2/5P2/4P3/Pp1q4/1P1r4/KR6 b - - 0 1

Dress Pr0n For The 'Ettes:

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Greetings from Ireland

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Solutions Update

Easier Problem - White To Play

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k2q4/nb1N4/8/8/8/6Q1/8/6K1 w - - 0 1

1.Qb8+! Qxb8

Smothered mate, anyone?

More Challenging Problem - Black To Play

20181215 - Problem 2.jpg
8/4kp2/2Qp1p2/5P2/4P3/Pp1q4/1P1r4/KR6 b - - 0 1


Pointless is 2.Qc7+ Kf8 3.Qc8+ Kg7 4.Rc1 and White has run out of checks

3.Qxc2 bxc2

At this point, White is in a state of zugzwang. 4.Rxd1? is bad because 4...cxd1Q+ and 4.Rb1?? cxb1Q# is even worse. The best White can do is

4.Ka2 Rxc1 and wins the rook outright.

Hope to see you all next week!


Note: that cryptic line of letters and numbers you see underneath each board diagram is a representation of the position in what is known as "Forsyth-Edwards Notation", or F.E.N. It's actually readable by humans. Most computer applications nowadays can read FEN, so those of you who may want to study the position, you can copy the line of FEN and paste into your chess app and it should automatically recreate the position on its display board. Or, Windows users can just "triple click" on it and the entire line will be highlighted so you can copy and paste it into your chess app.


So that about wraps it up for this week. Chess thread tips, suggestions, bribes, rumors, threats, and insults may be sent to my yahoo address: OregonMuse little-a-in-a-circle yahoo dott com.

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