Thursday, November 1, 2007

Chess Freeze Puzzle

Chess Freeze Puzzle
Norm and Ray were about to sit down to a game of chess when Sally walked in.

"Still playing the same boring game?" she asked, "Let me make it more interesting. I'll set up the pieces on the board a little differently."

"OK," they said, glad to let someone else take care of the chore of setting up the pieces. When they sat down to play, it seemed that only a few pieces were in an unusual position.

"Come on, make your move," said Norm. But when Ray picked up a piece to move, Sally said, "No, that would be illegal."

Ray's brows furrowed for a minute, and then he saw that she was right. He pondered the board for a few more minutes.

"I can't move," he said, "and what's more, neither can you."

How had Sally set up the board?

1 comment:

  1. does putting the black pieces in whites place count ? :)

    if thats the case then have something like this :

    K Ki P
    Q R P
    K B P
    R B P
    P P P

    the pawns can only move forward, but theyr all blocked. so are all other pieces. do the same for the other color on the other side


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