Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Illegal move whilst in check

"White attacked Black's knight at b6 with his bishop at e3 but, in so doing, made a catastrophic error. When Black ignored White's threat and allowed his knight to be captured, the way was open for a swift counterattack by Black's Queen (e7>e2) protected by his own bishop at a6.

Before anyone could say "Solzhenitsyn", White was in custody in Red Square Police Station and thumbscrews were applied."

The Spoof

"...and with Putin's approval ratings in the 70 percent range (well over twice those of Bush and Blair), you have to wonder about his chances for success."

The Kenilworthian

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