The Pawns in a Goldfish Bowl Winner

The Pawns in a Goldfish Bowl Winner

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The Pawns in a Goldfish Bowl Winner


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I asked you to guess how many pawns in the goldfish bowl.

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The answer was (and Russ will confirm) 71 pawns and the winner
was Contenchess who came closest when he guessed at number 72.
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Next for your instruction and entertainment we have this piece of art.

It was composed by K.A.L. Kubbel, USSR 1936


White to play and win.
Clue: Reveal Hidden Content
Sacrifice things.


Before leaving this wonderful wee puzzle we can squeeze another idea tuck away inside it..

As I said earlier, a Rook v Bishop and two pawns is usually drawn. Any
winning chances are usually with the Bishop and two pawns player.

mig21 - suicidebishop RhP2021




Red Hot Pawn players are losing drawn games by not realising that the wrong
Bishop for the Rooks pawn is a draw. Here is another example from last year.

inukjuak - fsmontenegro RHP 2021



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I was strolling through RHP games looking for an idea and happened upon a good
one but before we see this game I’ll slip in a study by D. Joseph from BCM 1922.


White to play and win.


So you get the defensive idea to watch out for a Queen sac allowing stalemate.

mikenay - Wiabj RHP 2007



The thread accompanying this blog is Thread 192244

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