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Subject: Re: Forced mate so solve...

Author: leonid

Date: 14:04:04 02/05/01

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On February 05, 2001 at 09:15:52, Paul wrote:

>On February 05, 2001 at 07:23:58, leonid wrote:
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>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.
>
>Hi!
>
>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!) ...
>
>Salut!
>Paul

Thanks, Paul! But say me, for the sake of precaution, in how many moves it is
expected mate in your position? Mine, for now, can't see more that 13 moves
ahead.

Votre Francais est tres clair! Mais comment vous etes reussie d'apprendre cette
langue? Aujourdi'hui c'est l'Anglais qui predomine partout.

Salut!
Leonid.



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