[Retros] Happy New Hebrew Year

Noam D. Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 21 15:43:31 EDT 2017

andrew buchanan <andrew at anselan.com> wrote:

> Critically, not 2... Kxe1? Bf2+! 3. Kf1 and is trapped.

I replied:

< 2... Ke1? (not a capture) Bxh2 3 Kf1 Bxg3 is even simpler.

Indeed 1 h3+ Kf1 2 Kb7 Ke1? 3 Bf2+? is a draw because after Kf1
4 Ka8 Bb3(c2) 5 NxB b7+ ends in stalemate.


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