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March 14, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Chess thread 03-14-2020

WGM Irina Gevorgyan 01.jpg
WGM Irina Gevorgyan (UZB)


TheJamesMadison will be along later with the movie thread. As always, the chess/dress pr0n thread is an open thread, so there is no such thing as an off-topic comment.



Beginner Problem - White To Play (Chess 3725)

Goal: White can force mate in 3 moves
Hint: Discovered checks are deadly


20200314 - Problem 1.jpg
1r3r1k/2pbq1n1/p3p1nN/1p1P4/2P5/3BP2R/6PP/B4RK1 w - - 0 1




Intermediate Problem - White To Play (1113)

Goal: White can force mate in 5
Hint: Force the king over to the 'h' file


20200314 - Problem 2.jpg
3q4/1R6/2p2pk1/2Pp4/P2PpPP1/2B2nK1/8/1R6 w - - 0 1



Advanced Problem - White To Play (BWTC 101)

Goal: White can force mate in 7


20200314 - Problem 3.jpg
8/q1n3kp/2p3p1/1p6/1B1pN3/3P1P2/r1P3PP/2Q2K2 w - - 0 1



Dress Pr0n For The 'Ettes:




20200314 dress pr0n 01.jpg




20200314 dress pr0n 02.jpg




20200314 dress pr0n 03.jpg




20200314 dress pr0n 04.jpg




20200314 dress pr0n kate 01.jpg




20200314 dress pr0n korea.jpg
Greetings From Korea




20200314 dress pr0n melania 01.jpg

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Problem Solutions

Beginner Problem - White To Play


20200314 - Problem 1.jpg
1r3r1k/2pbq1n1/p3p1nN/1p1P4/2P5/3BP2R/6PP/B4RK1 w - - 0 1

1.Nf7+ Kg8
2.Rh8+ Nxh8
3.Nh6#


Intermediate Problem - White To Play


20200314 - Problem 2.jpg
3q4/1R6/2p2pk1/2Pp4/P2PpPP1/2B2nK1/8/1R6 w - - 0 1

1.f5+! Kg5

Not 1...Kh6? 2.Rh1+ Kg5 3.Rh5#

2.Rg7+
2... Kh6
3 Rg6+ Kh7
4.Rh1+ Nh2

Nothing left but a spite check. Chess apps are good at finding spite checks.

5.Rxh2# 1-0

There's another line that zombie found:

2.Rh1 (threatening Rh4#)

2...Qb8+

And so quick, we're down to the spite blocks and checks

3.Rxb8 Nh2
4.Bd2+ e3
5.Bxe3#


Advanced Problem - White To Play


20200314 - Problem 3.jpg
8/q1n3kp/2p3p1/1p6/1B1pN3/3P1P2/r1P3PP/2Q2K2 w - - 0 1

1. Qh6+! Kxh6

Not taking the queen brings about an earlier mate, i.e.

1...Kf7
2.Qf8+ Ke6
3.Qe7+ Kd5 (3... Kf5 4. Qf6#)
4.Qd6# (or 4.Nf6#)

And so with the queen gone, it is now a straight-up king hunt:

2.Bf8+ Kh5
3.g4+ Kh4
4.Be7+ g5
5.Bxg5+ Kh3
6.Nf2+ Kxh2
7.Bf4#


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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