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Subject: Re: What shortest mate that you can find for this position?

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 16:05:09 01/17/01

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On January 17, 2001 at 18:59:19, Vincent Vega wrote:

>On January 17, 2001 at 17:11:45, leonid wrote:
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>Position below contain mate. If you can find shortest mate that 11 moves (my
>>selective search can't find here below 11 and frute force search is too time
>>expensive), please say what you found.
>>
>>3k4/2bqb3/2qnq3/2nrn3/1Qqnq3/NBNq4/PPP2pR1/KB4R1 black to go.
>>
>>Leonid.
>
>This position is illegal.

All right, leonid.  You heard the man.  You're under arrest!
;-)

Since neither king is in check, I am curious why the position is not to be found
in the game of check.  It seems to add up OK to me.





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