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Old 12-17-2012, 12:31 AM   #1
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Chess Puzzle

White to play and win, lose, or draw (does that help? ). All commentary is in the spoiler.



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Old 12-17-2012, 12:51 AM   #2
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Re: Chess Puzzle

Yay, I got it. A similar pattern has emerged in some other puzzles that I've seen, so don't forget it.
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
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Re: Chess Puzzle

Yeah I managed to work it out. Odd one though. Tactics trainer tends to give "realistic" positions.
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:59 PM   #4
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Re: Chess Puzzle

Very nice - ok so it's not realistic per se but the technique is still an important one
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:37 PM   #5
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Re: Chess Puzzle

Yeah this is indeed called a staircase maneuver afaik
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