Daily Rome Shot 702

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Black to move.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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Tenebrae at Ephesus


These are the RESPONSORIES of Tenebrae for all three days of the Triduum.  They are, arguably, the most beautiful chants of the entire liturgical year.

In chess news, Wesley, alas, blundered into a queen trap and Nakamura won the American Cup.    The Pro Chess League continues in the Area Royale.  The Gotham Knights prevailed followed by the Brazil Capybaras.  The playoffs begin in May.

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One Comment

  1. Panterina says:

    1…hxg5 (forced to prevent White from promoting in 3 moves)
    Now, White will soon be in Zugzwang. For example:
    2. Kc2, e5; 3. Kd2, d4; 4. cxd4, exd4; 5. b5, Kxb5; 6. Kd3, Kc5; 7. Kd2, Kc4; 8. Kc2, d3+; 9. Kd2, Kd4; 10. Kd1, Ke3; 11. Ke1, d2+; 12. Kd1, Kd3 (Zugzwang); 13. h4, g4! (not 13…gxh4?? stalemate) and Black queens first with checkmate.

    I love endgames!

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