[Retros] Hit Team theme progress
Noam D. Elkies
elkies at math.harvard.edu
Tue Aug 29 10:29:34 EDT 2017
>> [...] were you deliberately suggesting an obviously impossible task
>> (like finding a stalemate position where White has all 16 men on
>> their starting squares) and I didn't get the joke?
Juha Saukkola <juha_saukkola at hotmail.com> replies:
> I found nice position:
(later corrected: -Pa7)
> But this is more realistic:
-Ng8 (or -Pg7, -Bf8) to make it pure. These are nice, but
I specified "White has all 16 men on their starting squares",
and in your positions (with colors reversed) White has
fewer than 16 men.
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