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It was last modified on: 2010-11-05
 By Steven  Streetman. Spartan Chess. http://spartanchessonline.com/. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Steven Streetman wrote on 2011-07-19 UTC
Spartan Chess Puzzles - Solutions Puzzle #1 Black (Spartan) to move and mate in 3 1. ... Lf3-e3+ 2. Kb1 Cb5-b3+ 3. Ka1 L35-c3# ---------------------------------------------- Puzzle #2 Black (Spartan) to move and mate in 4 1. ... Hb2-c1 = K 2. Qa2xKc2 Kc1xQc2 3. Ka1-a2 Ca5-a4+ 4. Ka2-a1 Ca4-a3# Only by promotion the hoplite to a King can the Spartan win. Persian moves other than 2. Qa2xKc2 result in a quicker Spartan victory. 2. Qa2-b3 Ca5-a3+ 3. Qb3xCa3 Kc1-b1# 2. (any other) Kc1-b1# ---------------------------------------------- Puzzle #3 White (Persian) to move and mate in 2 1. Nd8-b7+ Ld5xNb7 2. b2-b4# ---------------------------------------------- Puzzle #4 Black (Spartan) to move and mate in 3 1. ... Lf5-c3+ 2. Bb2xLc3 La5xBc3+ 3. Rf3xLc3 Wb4xRc3# ---------------------------------------------- Puzzle #5 Black (Spartan) to move and mate in 2 1. ... Wc5xb3+ 2. Kc1-b2 Hd2-c1=W#