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June 20, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Chess thread 06-20-2020

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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 - Black To Play (1158 )

Goal: Black can force mate in 3 moves
Hint: Sacrifice not one but two pieces


20200620 - Problem 1.jpg
4r1k1/pp5p/3Q2p1/2q2p2/5BnP/1P2r3/P1PR2P1/R4K2 b - - 0 1




Intermediate Problem - White To Play (559)

Goal: White can force mate in 5 moves
Hint: Smothered mate FTW!


20200620 - Problem 2.jpg
1r4k1/p5pp/5p2/6N1/5Q2/P7/1q3PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1



Advanced Problem - White To Play (1140)

How quickly can White force mate?


20200620 - Problem 3.jpg
r1kr4/p2nQppp/2pB4/1PR5/8/5pP1/q7/6K1 w - - 0 1



Dress Pr0n For The 'Ettes:




20200620 dress pr0n 01.jpg




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20200620 dress pr0n crown princess mary denmark 01.jpg
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark




20200620 dress pr0n crown princess mary denmark 02.jpg
Princess Mary




20200620 dress pr0n norway.jpg
Greetings From Norway




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Problem Solutions

Beginner Problem - Black To Play


20200620 - Problem 1.jpg
4r1k1/pp5p/3Q2p1/2q2p2/5BnP/1P2r3/P1PR2P1/R4K2 b - - 0 1

This one's a bit tricky for a beginner's problem, so don't feel bad if you didn't get it:

1...Re1+
2.Rxe1 Qg1+
3.Kxg1 Rxe1#


Intermediate Problem - White To Play


20200620 - Problem 2.jpg
1r4k1/p5pp/5p2/6N1/5Q2/P7/1q3PPP/5RK1 w - - 0 1

1.Qc4+ Kh8

Not 1...Kf8?? 2.Qf7#

2.Nf7+ Kg8
3.Nh6+ Kh8
4.Qg8+ Rxg8
5.Nf7#

The classic smothered mate.


Advanced Problem - White To Play


20200620 - Problem 3.jpg
r1kr4/p2nQppp/2pB4/1PR5/8/5pP1/q7/6K1 w - - 0 1

1.Rxc6+ Kb7
2.Rc7+ Kb6
3.Rb7+ Kxb7
4.Qe4+ Kb6
5.Qc6+ Ka5
6.Qa6#

or, if Black deviates on the 5th move, it's one move shorter to mate: 5...Qd5 5.Qxd5+ Kb6 6.Qc6+ Ka5 7.Qa6#

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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