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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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I have 5 moves. | Comment 14 of 15 |
  • Nf3, Nf6
  • Ne5, Ne4
  • Nxd7, Qxd7
  • Nc3, Qd4
  • Nd5, Qxf2++

Even if you can find a better solution, black will win.


  Posted by SeaCalMaster on 2006-02-13 17:35:50
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