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Chess/Optional homework/4

a b c d e f g h
8 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black rook {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black rook {{{square}}} black king 8
7 {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black bishop {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black knight {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black pawn 7
6 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black bishop {{{square}}} black knight {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 6
5 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 5
4 {{{square}}} white queen {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 4
3 {{{square}}} white bishop {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} white bishop {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black queen {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 3
2 {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} white pawn 2
1 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white rook {{{square}}} white rook {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white king {{{square}}} black king 1
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Problem 1Edit

1. White to move and win

This position occurred in the "Evergreen game", A. Anderssen vs. J. Dufresne, 1851.
Hint: Sacrifice the rook, then the queen.


Solution: ______________________________________________

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a b c d e f g h
8 {{{square}}} black rook {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black bishop {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black knight {{{square}}} black rook 8
7 {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black pawn 7
6 {{{square}}} black knight {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white bishop {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 6
5 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white knight {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} white knight {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn 5
4 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king 4
3 {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white queen {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 3
2 {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white pawn {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} white king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king 2
1 {{{square}}} black queen {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black king {{{square}}} black bishop {{{square}}} black king 1
a b c d e f g h

Problem 2Edit

2. White to move and win

This position occurred in the "Immortal game", A. Anderssen vs. L. Kieseritzky, 1851.
Hint: Prepare to sacrifice the queen.



Solution: ______________________________________________

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