[Retros] Solidarity chess (=SC)
Eric.Angelini at kntv.be
Thu Dec 20 04:33:02 EST 2012
> The position below
... is just beautiful -- bravo François!
(I have to admit that things are more subtle than I thought --
even in orthodox chess...)
De : retros-bounces at janko.at [mailto:retros-bounces at janko.at] De la part de Francois Labelle
Envoyé : jeudi 20 décembre 2012 9:51
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Objet : Re: [Retros] Solidarity chess (=SC)
On 12/19/2012 05:40 PM, Noam Elkies wrote:
> Eric Angelini <Eric.Angelini at kntv.be> writes:
>> I know that I am not allowed to put delibarately my King in check --
>> but how does this affect the chess game where the only rule is: -
>> you win the game by capturing the opponent's King, period?
> No real difference as long as you're concerned only with orthodox play
> (wins stay wins, "mate in n" becomes "win in n+1", etc.).
I don't think so! The position below is a "mate in 1" which becomes a
"win in 3" if we need to capture the opponent's King:
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