Aug 14, 2013

Here’s A Delicious Chess Problem That Had Me Scratching My Head For Hours
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One of my favorite things to do for amusement is solve chess problems, wherein the player is given a scenario on the board and then asked how to go about checkmating the other side within X number of moves.

So I was pretty psyched yesterday when the eminent chess player and commenter Susan Polgar posted on her blog the following :

 Black to move and checkmate in 3. Please no computer analysis. This is a very cool checkmate. Try to find it for yourself. Now chess problems where you’re asked to just mate in 3 moves aren’t typically all that hard, so my curiosity was piqued by the fact that Polgar said not to use a computer.  Obviously it couldn’t be that simple if you’re tempted to use a computer to solve a 3-move chess problem.

And it wasn’t! In fact I spent the evening looking at it yesterday without getting it.First […]

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