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Subject: Re: Forced mate so solve...

Author: Paul

Date: 06:15:52 02/05/01

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On February 05, 2001 at 07:23:58, leonid wrote:

>If you like to solve forced mate position full of "depleted uranium"...
>NKBN4/QRQ3rR/2Qb2r1/N1b1nb2/B2nbbbB/1RNqqqq1/8/2N2k2 b - -
>Please, indicate your result.


Pretz (with just check extensions turned on) finds a Mate in 9 in 14 seconds on
my P2/400, but no other mate before that (congrats Christophe :) ...

00:14 BM9 09 Bxa7+ Rxa7 Nexc6+ Ndxc6 Bxc7+ Nxc7 Nxc6+ Nxc6 Bxc7+ Ka8 Bxc6+ Bxc6
Qxc6+ Bb7 Rg8+ Bd8 Rxd8#

I've been looking through the archives a bit, and came across this mate that Dr.
Dann posted a long time ago, it's not too easy, but not too difficult either for
top programs (but mine has a hard time finding it :) ...

[D]2r3k1/5ppp/7r/Q7/3P1p2/1N3Pnq/PP3K1P/R5R1 b - -

J'espère que ce te plais (my French isn't what it used to be, ha!) ...


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