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June 13, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Chess thread 06-13-2020

chess pic 20200613.jpg
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We will have a fishing thread later. As always, the chess/dress pr0n thread is an open thread, so there is no such thing as an off-topic comment.

Pic Note

Today's pic comes from this Hungarian chess blog, but I think she's a model, and not a titled player.

Beginner Problem - White To Play (636)

Goal: White can force mate in 2 moves
Hint: Deflect Black's queen away from defending the h7-pawn

20200613 - Problem 1.jpg
6k1/4q2p/2rr2pQ/1pN5/pP6/P6R/1b4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1

Intermediate Problem - Black To Play (1157)

Goal: Black can force mate in 4 moves
Hint: Don't miss the double check

20200613 - Problem 2.jpg
3Rr1k1/2P4p/p3bBpq/8/8/1PQ2Bb1/2P3P1/6K1 b - - 0 1

Advanced Problem - White To Play (1156)

There are forced mating lines, but they're > 5 moves out. See if you can find them.

20200613 - Problem 3.jpg
1qr2r2/3bbp1k/4p3/3pp1Pp/pp6/1P4RP/PBPQ4/K5R1 w - - 0 1

Dress Pr0n For The 'Ettes:

20200613 dress pr0n 01.jpg

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20200613 dress pr0n 03.jpg

20200613 dress pr0n 04.jpg

20200613 dress pr0n tajikistan.jpg
Greetings From Tajikistan

20200613 dress pr0n kate.jpg

20200613 dress pr0n melania.jpg


Problem Solutions

Beginner Problem - White To Play

20200613 - Problem 1.jpg
6k1/4q2p/2rr2pQ/1pN5/pP6/P6R/1b4PP/5RK1 w - - 0 1

An easy mate in 2:

1.Rf8+ Qxf8

Intermediate Problem - Black To Play

20200613 - Problem 2.jpg
3Rr1k1/2P4p/p3bBpq/8/8/1PQ2Bb1/2P3P1/6K1 b - - 0 1

2.Kf1 Qh1+
3.Ke2 Bc4+
4.Kd2 Qe1#

Advanced Problem - White To Play

20200613 - Problem 3.jpg
1qr2r2/3bbp1k/4p3/3pp1Pp/pp6/1P4RP/PBPQ4/K5R1 w - - 0 1

1. g6+ Kg7

If 1...fxg6 then the mate comes a bit quicker: 2.Rxg6 Rf1+ 3.Bc1 Rf4 4.Qd1 Rg4 5.R1xg4 Bf8 6.Rg1 axb3 7.Qxh5+ Bh6 8.Qxh6#

2.Bc1 Bh4

or 2...Rh8 3.gxf7+ Kxf7 4.Qf2+ Bf6 5.Rg7+ Ke8 6.Qxf6 Qd6 7.Rg8+ Rxg8 8.Rxg8+ Qf8 9.Rxf8#

3.Qh6+ Kf6
4.Bg5+ Bxg5
5.Qxg5+ Kg7
6.gxf7+ Kxf7
7.Rf3+ Ke8
8.Rxf8+ Kxf8
9.Qf6+ Ke8

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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