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Questions tagged [chess]

A puzzle related to the game of chess. Questions about chess which aren't puzzles are off-topic but can be asked on Chess Stack Exchange.

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Forbidden Love: A tale of two kingdoms

Once upon a time there were two kingdoms (bluex and pinksus) separated by a wall of eternal war. The kings of these two kingdoms each had one son and one daughter. Their children sought to end the war ...
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An Unusual Amount Of Help

Another day, another helpmate to solve! Here's a really complicated one! The Black pawn on Black's first rank moves like a normal Black pawn. It's White to move first. Given that White moves to ...
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The Rambling Monster

The Rambling Rook is back, but this time, they are a true monster! It’s White to move and reach a winning position in 101 moves. Source: Gijs van Breukelen, Schakend Nederland, 1981, Special ...
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Around The World

It's White to move and checkmate Black in 36 moves. I have slightly changed the original stipulation. Feel free to explain the title if you want to! Source(Couldn't copy and paste!): (Oleg Pervakov ...
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The Switchup-2.0

This question from last year (which in itself was anticipated on CSE two years prior) has a complete switchup of all non-pawn pieces on the board. The idea is to optimize the amount of moves needed to ...
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What’s the most discovered checkmates in one in a position?

Just another puzzle for fun! A discovered check is defined as “when a piece moves, while not giving check itself, as to let a piece behind deliver a check.” What’s the highest possible number of ...