White to Play and Win...
Today's chess puzzle was composed by S. Leow in 1849. White to move and mate in 4 moves. It is pretty straightforward but with a very beautiful trick at the end...
I have been blogging less frequently of late because many things are happening on personal and work front (most of them ranging from not-so-nice to very ugly). However, there is another reason too. I have started a new experiment with focused blogging and something which I had in mind as an idea for quite some... Continue Reading →
Puzzle: Carousel Decking You are tasked with painting the decking (the blue shading) of the carousel pictured. The one measurement you make, denoted by the red line, is 42 metres. What is the area of the decking?
This is an amazing position. Guess the move found by Paul Morphy as Black. Black to move and win. Game: Napoleon Marache vs Paul Morphy, 1857.
One of the puzzles that intrigue me is Rubik's Cube. I have written multiple blogs on Rubik's Cube. Ernő Rubik, the creator of Rubik's Cube was born on this day, 13th July 1944. Happy B'day Mr. Rubik! It was proven in 2010 that the cube is solvable from any position in ≤20 moves. http://cube20.org, is... Continue Reading →
X1 ÷ 1X = 3What is X = ? Hint: X can be a digit or a number (a combination of digits)