Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Chess960: Opening Puzzle no.12

Please don't hit me over the head with this next puzzle but enjoy it anyway!
SP510 white to play castling possible both sides:
What is white's best move here?

 Answer given below
In chess960, you have to know the castling rules very precisely.
Although blacks bishop is hitting the b1 square, the passage of
the king for queenside castling is unaffected by the enemies
possession of that square.

1.O-O-O hitting the d6 bishop in three ways

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