Problem of the month: March 2018

A previously unreleased endgame problem.


The king of the White Walkers

The Night’s Watch vs. the White Walkers

TURN: WHITE
LEVEL: MEDIUM

White to move. Black will not hold up for long: White will attack and win in a few moves.

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Paint it Black… and White!

January 7, 2018


Maureen O’Hara in the 1950s.

“In the beginning it was all black and white.”

Maureen O’Hara, American-Irish actress (1920-2015)

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The planet Abalonia, in a galaxy far, far away… ^^

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Abalone New Edition 2017 by Asmodée

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Clinging to success

September 17, 2017

ca. 1900, Illiers-Combray, France — French writer Marcel Proust — Image by © Sygma/Corbis

“There is no easy success, nor definitive failures.”

Marcel Proust, French writer (1871-1922)

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Better to pump even if nothing happens…

September 10, 2017

Les shadoks à grosse tête, dans la deuxième série “Les shadoks” créée par Jacques Rouxel
Shadoks with big head, in the second series “shadoks” created by Jacques Rouxel

“When one tries continuously, one ends up succeeding. Thus, the more one fails, the greater the chance that it will work.”

Jacques Rouxel, French film animator (1931-2004)

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Problem of the month: August 2017

A previously unreleased endgame problem for beginners proposed by saabalone.

With a little bit of thought…

TURN: BLACK / WHITE
LEVEL: BEGINNERS ONLY!

Your turn to move.
No matter if you play Black or White, you win in 3 moves!
At first sight it seems difficult, but with just a little bit of thought you can solve the problem.

Now good thought, and have fun! ^^

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