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Subject: Re: If you like to solve easy forced mate...

Author: Heiner Marxen

Date: 07:55:18 01/24/01

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On January 24, 2001 at 09:07:30, leonid wrote:

>If you like to solve some easy force mate, here is one.
>[D]2r4k/3b1p2/b2b1N2/bPrNnbb1/3nb1nn/Pn5P/1B2RQR1/4RKR1 b - -
>Please indicate your result.
>If you have somewhere forced mate position from real championship and that is
>above 6 moves deep, please put it here. Best will be well populated, with many
>pieces. This is actually what I wanted to do today but was not able to find
>suitable one. All the time some short mates in 3 and 4. It will be curious to
>see how actual chess program perform in real forced mate situation.

Dann Corbit has done boatloads of mate computations with Chest.
The results can be found in several .epd files at
There may be even more such collections there.


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