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Pawns to stay put (Posted on 2005-10-03) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What is the shortest game of chess which ends in checkmate with neither player moving a pawn forward? Pawns may be captured.

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How 'bout six moves... | Comment 11 of 15 |
1. Nf3    Nc6
2. Ng5    Nd4
3. Nxf7   Nxe2
4. Nxh8  Ng3
5. Qf3    Nh5
6. Qf7mate

But black pretty much has to want to lose. :-)

  Posted by Sing4TheDay on 2005-10-04 14:17:38
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