[Retros] 6...e2# and 7 e7#

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Sun Oct 29 14:39:47 EST 2006

Hirokaz ONODA <glkoon at yahoo.co.jp> writes:

> Pawn to-the-7th-rank mate WITH capture

Come to think of it, we can get mates like e7# and ...e2# with
a pawn capture earlier in the path:

1 e4 d5 2 Be2 dxe4 3 Bh5 Qd4 4 Qg4 Qxf2+ 5 Kd1 e3 6 Nf3 e2#

1 d4 e5 2 dxe5 Be7 3 Qd5 Bh4 4 Kd1 Qg5 5 Qxf7+ Kd8 6 e6 Nf6 7 e7#

(each C+ Popeye in <0.1 sec.)


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