By Jesus de la Villa
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46 A trick puzzle! How can White checkmate Black in half a move? Answers to Review Questions: 1. Checkmate. 2. No. 3. Knights. 4. Ra1, Nb1, Bc1, Qd1, Ke1, Bf1, Ng1, Rh1, pawns a2, b2, c2, d2, e2, f2, g2, and h2. 5. a1 and h8 are dark squares, and h1 and a8 are light squares. 6. a1, b2, c3, d4, e5 f6, g7 and h8. They are all dark squares. 7. f2. 8. e4. D-45. 1. Ne6-f4 +. D-46. White is in the middle of castling short. He has made half the move (King to g1) and by completing the move (by jumping the Rook from h1 over to f1) he will checkmate Black.
Kg8-f7, because of 16. Qg3-g6#. 16. Qg3-g6! The players agreed to a draw here! See Diagram 20. 20 Black is up a Rook for a pawn, but he cannot avoid perpetual check. For example, 16. Qd8-e8 17. Qg6xh6 + Kh8-g8 18. Qh6-g5 + Kg8-h8 19. Qg5-h6 + etc. 15. If the same position with the same player to move occurs three (or more) times in a game, the game is drawn by three-time repetition of position. Incidentally, perpetual check is a case of three-time repetition of position. 21 In Diagram 21, White has lost a pawn and decides that it is better to draw by three-time repetition of position than to lose the game.
Write your answer ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ 25 How should the game end a) with Black to move? b) with White to move? Write your answer ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ 26 White to play and mate in two moves (the Rooks and Kings have not yet moved in the game). Write your answer 27 White to play and win. Write your answer ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ 28 White to play.