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This item is one or more fairy chess problems
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Tibor  Orban. Chess problems: A proof game. Problem to construct a legal game of given exact length to reach a given position.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2006-11-27 UTC
Here is another chess problems from Martin Gardner:

[1] Both king's knights missing and black's queen's pawn forward 2 spaces.

[2] All four knights missing and black's queen's pawn forward 2 spaces.

Can you solve any of these?

John Lawson wrote on 2003-08-31 UTC
The King is never actually taken, since checkmate ends the game immediately before the capture of the King. However, a Pawn can give checkmate, that is, a Pawn can be the piece that would capture the King if the game were not ended by checkmate.

bobby wrote on 2003-08-31 UTC
can a pawn take a king

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