The Rev. D. W. G. Gwynne, M.D., was a physician in holy orders. In 1853 he lived at P--- House, near Taunton, where both he and his wife "were made uncomfortable by auditory experiences to which they could find no clue," or, in common English,... Read more of "put Out The Light!" at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy
Home Top Rated Puzzles Most Viewed Puzzles All Puzzle Questions Random Puzzle Question Search


QUEER CHESS.





(The Guarded Chessboard)
Can you place two White rooks and a White knight on the board so that
the Black king (who must be on one of the four squares in the middle of
the board) shall be in check with no possible move open to him? "In
other words," the reader will say, "the king is to be shown checkmated."
Well, you can use the term if you wish, though I intentionally do not
employ it myself. The mere fact that there is no White king on the board
would be a sufficient reason for my not doing so.


Read Answer





Next: ANCIENT CHINESE PUZZLE.

Previous: CHECKMATE!



Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
ADD TO EBOOK




Random Questions

Boys And Girls.
Moving Counter Problem
Chequered Board Divisions.
Chessboard Problems
Linoleum Cutting.
Patchwork Puzzles
Adding The Digits.
Money Puzzles
The Beanfeast Puzzle.
Money Puzzles
"strand" Patience.
Problems Concerning Games.
The Cab Numbers.
Money Puzzles
The Five Tea Tins
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
A Bank Holiday Puzzle.
Unicursal and Route Problems
Queer Chess.
The Guarded Chessboard
A Deal In Eggs.
Money Puzzles
Indiscriminate Charity.
Money Puzzles
Round The Coast.
Moving Counter Problem
The Christmas-boxes.
Money Puzzles
A Deal In Apples.
Money Puzzles