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Saturday Afternoon Chess thread 10-16-2021

Isabelle Choko FRA 01.jpg
Isabelle Choko FRA

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.

Pic Note:

Isabelle Choko was born in 1928 in Poland, where she spent a happy childhood. During the pogroms of the second world war she was sent to the Lódz Ghetto, and then to the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. She survived, typhoid stricken and weighing just 25 kg (55 lbs.), recovered in Sweden and finally found a home in France. There she nurtured her love for chess, and in 1956 she won the French Women's Championship. Amazingly, she is still alive - 93 years old. She must be one tough lady.

Beginner Problem - Black To Play (1447)

Goal: Black can force mate in 2 moves
Hint: There's only one square to move the rook to

20211016 Problem 1.jpg
2k4r/pp2b1pp/2p2p2/5PP1/1r2b1BN/K7/P6P/R1B2R2 b - - 0 1

Oh Well, At Least It's Progress:

chess pic 20211016 01.jpg

Intermediate Problem - Black To Play (1448 )

Goal: Black can force mate in 5 moves
Hint: Let White take the knight

20211016 Problem 2.jpg
4r2k/1p4p1/1pb5/8/3P1n2/2P2rN1/PP5P/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1

Advanced Problem - White To Play (1445)

How can White achieve a decisive winning advantage?

20211016 Problem 3.jpg
1q3k2/2b2p1p/8/6Q1/1p6/4B3/1K6/8 w - - 0 1

Dress Pr0n For the 'Ettes:

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20211016 dress pr0n kate 01.jpg

20211016 dress pr0n oktoberfest 02.jpg
Willkommen Auf Dem Oktoberfest!

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Beginner Problem - Black To Play

20211016 Problem 1.jpg
2k4r/pp2b1pp/2p2p2/5PP1/1r2b1BN/K7/P6P/R1B2R2 b - - 0 1


The 'b5' square is the only square for the rook to effect the mate in 2. Try other squares and you'll see why.

2.Ka4 Bc2#

Intermediate Problem - Black To Play

20211016 Problem 2.jpg
4r2k/1p4p1/1pb5/8/3P1n2/2P2rN1/PP5P/R1B2RK1 b - - 0 1


Threatening Nh3#. Premature is the immediate 1...Nh3+ 2.Kg2 Nf4+ 3.Kg1 and the mate takes longer.


If 2.Kxf2 then 2...Re2+ 3.Kg1 Nh3# or 2.Rxf2 Re1+ 3.Rf1 Nh3#

3.Kh1 Rxg3+
4.d5 Bxd5+
5.Rf3 Bxf3#

Advanced Problem - White To Play

20211016 Problem 3.jpg
1q3k2/2b2p1p/8/6Q1/1p6/4B3/1K6/8 w - - 0 1

1.Bc5+ Bd6

Of course not 1...Ke8?? 2.Qe7#

2.Qe5 Qd8

If 2...Bxc5 then 3.Qxb8+ Kg7 4.Qe5+ Kg6 5.Qxc5 or 2...Qe8 3.Bxd6+ Kg8 4.Qxe8+

3.Bxd6+ Kg8
4.Qg3+ Kh8
5.Be5+ f6
6.Qg5 fxe5
7.Qxd8+ winning

Hope to see you 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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