"Chess is very simple. He goes there, I go here. I go there, he goes here."
Saturday, June 24, 2006
Capa's Problem Solved
Take a look at the following position. It is a problem composed by the great Josel Raul Capablanca. What is so special about this position is that, for almost 100 years, it was said to have no solution. That is, until a man and his cat came along.
White to play and win (by JR Capablanca)
It is such a difficult problem that even Capablanca's own suggested solution was actually proved to be a mistake! Can you find the solution?