Friday, December 18, 2009

The French have a word for it

Le Trébuchet

What is White's best move in the above position?  (It is not often that a move is so bad that double question marks magically appear on the chessboard.)

The other kind of trébuchet: useful when besieging enemy fortresses
(but I don't see the resemblance)

1 comment:

Tom Panelas said...

To quote the immortal Python: “Run away, runaway!”