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|Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 8:18 pm Post subject: Re: problem 221
|mrmip wrote: |
|LCzlapinski wrote: |
|problem 221: It's not a forced mate in 3. After 1Bb6, it's pretty easy to read the mate so black shouldn't play 2BxB. Instead 2Bg3 3c7ch 4Bxc7 5BxB 6KxB 7Ka7 8e1(Q) 9b8(Q) with a probable draw by perpetual check. |
Sorry, but in fact it IS mate in 3.
1.Bb6 (threat 2.Ba7#)Bxb6 2.Kxb6 and 3.c7# against any move or ...
1.Bb6 B(any) 2.c7+ Bxc7 3.Ba7#
There was no need to change the stipulation...
Oops! You're right.