[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Dunsany's Chess. 32 pawns play against a full set of pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]H. G. Muller wrote on 2010-03-24 UTCThe 32 Pawns beat the Mahradja very easily. Even 24 would likely be enough. Just keep all Pawns defended, and advance them file by file one rank, untill you entirely fill that rank. Then at every time all squares in front of the Pawns to be advanced will be defended, so theMaharadja cannot go there. So even with its Knight moves it wil only be able to attack the front row of Pawns, and they will be defended at any time to (by the third row of Pawn, that are undefended, but outt of reach of the Maharadja). You don't even have to promote. Just advance all Pawns to 7th rank, and the Maharadja must be checkmated on the 8th.