Rich As A King

Monday, December 23, 2013

A classic brain teaser



White to move. What is the best continuation for White?

6nk/1R6/4NnP1/8/8/1p6/r5r1/4KR2 w - - 0 1

Stamma, 1792

13 comments:

Oleg Mezjuev said...

1. Rh1+ Rh2 2. Rh7+ Rxh7 3. Rxh7+ Nxh7 4. g7#

CraigB said...

1. Rh1+ Rh2
2. Rh7+ R:h7
3. R:h7+ N:h7
4. g7#

Manish Shrikhande said...

1. Rh7+ Nxh7
2. g7++

sreejith e c said...

1. Rh1+ Rh2
2. Rh7+ Rxh7
3. Rxh7+ Nxh7
4. g7#

Luc Despontin said...

Mat in 3
1.Rh1+ Rh2
2.Rh7+ Nxh7
3.g7mat

Have a nice day
Luc.

Anand Gautam said...

Pretty straightforward and neat :)
1. Rh1+ Rh2
2. Rh7+!! Nxh7
3. g7+#

Red Skorpion said...

Rh1 Rh2
Rh7+ Nf7
g7 mate

Anonymous said...

1.Rh1+

First case:
1...Rh2
2.Rh7+ Nxh7
(2...Rxh7 3.g7#)
3.g7#

Second case:
1...Nh7
2.Rbxh7#

Third case:
1...Nh5
2.Rh7#

Fourth case:
1...Nh6
2.Rxh6+ Kg8
(2...Ng7 3.Rb8#)
3.Rg7#

Kyle Rasmussen said...

From the looks of it I would say
1. Rh7! Nxh7 g7#

Kyle Rasmussen said...

From the looks of it I would say

1. Rh7+! Nxh7 2.g7#

Anonymous said...

1. Rh1+ Rh2 2. Rh7+ Rxh7 (or Kxh7) 3. g7#! :)

Anonymous said...

1. Rh1+!. Rh2
2. Rh7+!. N/Rxh7
3. g7#!
If
A1....... Nh6
2. Rxh6+. Nh7
3. R6xh7+ Kg8
4. Rb-g7#
If
B1....... Nh7
2. Rxh7#

Harry

Anant said...

1.Rh1+Rh2
2.Rh7+Rxh7
3.Rxh7+Nxh7
4.g7#