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Bow or lazy checkmate?

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Bow or lazy checkmate?

This seems to fit the criteria as far as I understand it (with white winning): Why optimal path?
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Need help with old cipher

This isn't an encoded cipher message, but is the cipher itself. It is the key that would allow one to record messages as chess games. Each square on a chess board encodes a letter or a point (in two ...
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Laziest Checkmate

With the rules clarified by OP I see at least 80 variations achieving a score of Main branches: For a subtotal of 16 variations. And the branch found by @Sneftel: For a subtotal of 64 variations. ...
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Need help with old cipher

I don't think this is a cipher. At any rate, if it is it's sufficiently constrained that I don't think it can be conveying very much actual information. Observe: It's almost a knight's tour. More ...

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