09 February 2011

A joke chess problem

Some days ago, I came across this funny puzzle. Enjoy!

Niels Høeg
Skakbladet 1907
1st Prize
[8/8/6p1/5pP1/5P1K/5PpP/4p2p/2Q2Bkr]
White ends the game in 2 moves (4+5)
Solution:

1. Qe1! exf1=Q 2. Kxg3 Qxe1# (selfmate)
1. - exf1=R 2. Qxg3# (mate)
1. - exf1=B 2. Kxg3= (stalemate)
1. - exf1=N 2. Qf2 Kxf2 / gxf2= (selfstalemate)
1. - g2 2.Bxe2# (mate)

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