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Subject: Re: One mate to solve... that now is very easy.

Author: Paul

Date: 08:55:05 05/06/01

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On May 06, 2001 at 10:13:27, leonid wrote:

>On May 06, 2001 at 06:22:26, leonid wrote:
>>If you would like to solve a mate, you can try this moderate position:
>>[D]Qqrkrq1Q/1QqqqqQ1/qBbnnbBq/1NQ2QN1/8/2Q2Q2/3RR3/3K4 w - -
>>Please indicate your result.

Ok ... my guess, before Heiner moves in with his heavy artillary, a mate in 9:

06:18 WM9 09 Bxc7+ Qbxc7 Qxc7+ Qxc7 Qxd6+ Qcxd6 Nxe6+ Qexe6 Qfxf6+ Re7 Rxd6+
Qxd6+ Qxd6+ Bd7 Qhxf8+ Qxf8 Qcc7#

>After sending this last position I went to see its branching factor on one
>professional program. I took it recently from the Web. After thinking for a
>while program stopped breathing. Sudden death. Then I felt me a little bit
>guilty by presenting upper position for Sunday. Better will be the next one that
>is really. I did it yesterday before comming to the position that is above.

No ... it wasn't too hard, Leonid! You must really be a nice guy, thinking about
our feelings like that, thanks! ;)

>[D]nqrkrqn1/1QqnnqQ1/1BnbbnB1/BQNNNNQB/8/8/3RR3/3KQ3 w - -
>Please indicate your result.

This one's a bit too easy, haha, found a mate in 6:

00:04 WM6 06 Qxc7+ Nxc7 Nxd6 Nxa5 Qxd7+ Nxd7 Nc6+ Nxc6 Ncb7+ Qxb7 Nxb7#

Have a nice Sunday,

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