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May 30, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Chess thread 05-30-2020

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WFM Valeria Rjanova (RUS)


Moviegique 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 (400)

Goal: White can force mate in 3 moves
Hint: Deflect the pawn from the g6 square


20200530 - Problem 1.jpg
8/8/p2p2pp/2p1b1k1/2P3P1/5Q1R/P4PKP/4q3 w - - 0 1




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Intermediate Problem - White To Play (1150)

Goal: White can force mate in 5 moves
Hint: Force the king into the corner


20200530 - Problem 2.jpg
3Nk3/4r2p/3p1R2/4pB1P/1p2P2Q/pPq2P2/P1P1n3/1K6 w - - 0 1



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Advanced Problem - Black To Play (1149)

How many mating lines can you find? And which (forced) line is quickest?


20200530 - Problem 3.jpg
5rk1/1pp5/p2p2pp/2bPp3/2P1P1q1/2NB2B1/PP2N1K1/R6Q b - - 0 1



Dress Pr0n For The 'Ettes:




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Greetings From Afghanistan




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Beginner Problem - White To Play


20200530 - Problem 1.jpg
8/8/p2p2pp/2p1b1k1/2P3P1/5Q1R/P4PKP/4q3 w - - 0 1

Answer:

1.Rh5+ gxh5
2.Qf5+ Kh4
3.Qxh5#


Intermediate Problem - White To Play


20200530 - Problem 2.jpg
3Nk3/4r2p/3p1R2/4pB1P/1p2P2Q/pPq2P2/P1P1n3/1K6 w - - 0 1

1.Rf8+ Kxf8
2.Qf6+ Kg8
3.Be6+ Rxe6
4.Qf7+ Kh8
5.Qf8#


Advanced Problem - Black To Play


20200530 - Problem 3.jpg
5rk1/1pp5/p2p2pp/2bPp3/2P1P1q1/2NB2B1/PP2N1K1/R6Q b - - 0 1

1...Rf2+
2.Kg1 Rf5+
3.Kh2 Qh5+

If 3...Rh5+ then 4.Kg2 and the attack fizzles

4.Bh4 (4.Kg2 Qf3+ 5.Kh2 Rh5+ 6.Bh4 Rxh4#)

4...Qxh4+
5.Kg2 Rf2+
6.Kg1 Rf3+

(6...Qg4+ 7.Ng3 Qxg3+ 8.Qg2 Qxg2#)

7.Kg2 Qf2# 0-1

So I think the shortest forced mate is in 7 moves.

Hope to see you all next week!

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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.

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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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