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Mate in 4 Puzzle

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Sunday, 28 July 2013
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White to play and mate in 4

We have spent quite some time on this witty chess problem. Will you be able to solve it?

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1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 00:07 29 2013 .
 
 
i think I have it and its not hard at all 
 
rook to c7, knight takes a6, rook back to c8, knight back to b8, pawn to c7, pawn (Either one)advance and then pawn takes knight mate. 4 moves. :grin
 
2. Written by Peter on 00:25 29 2013 .
 
 
Kevin: I'm afraid you have missed the fact that the knight captures on a6 with a check :grin
 
3. Written by Tom on 04:06 29 2013 .
 
 
Easy -- 
 
1. pawn a5 to b6 (en passant) 
1. c7 x b6 check 
2. king c5 to b4 
2. b6 to b5 
3. rook a6 to a5 
3. a7 to a6 
4. rook takes a6 checkmate
 
4. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 05:06 29 2013 .
 
 
Jim Cassidy move 4 
Jim Cassidy c8 x b8 check mate 
Jim Cassidy move 3 
Jim Cassidy b4 to b3 
Jim Cassidy d6 to d7 
Jim Cassidy move 2 
Jim Cassidy b5 to b4 scince it is the only piece that black can move 
Jim Cassidy c5 to d6 
Jim Cassidy c7 x b6 (white king in check) move 1 
Jim Cassidy A5 x b6 all pasant
 
5. Written by Jun on 05:10 29 2013 .
 
 
1. Rb6 a7xR 2. axb6 cxb6 3. Kxb6 b4 4. c7 b3 5. RxN++ (or cxN++)
 
6. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 07:19 30 2013 .
 
 
Amateur
Jun: What if after 2.axb6 Black replied 2. ... b4 (If 3.bxc7 Ka7!)
 

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