White to Set Up and Stalemate!

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Published in Chess Puzzles

Another golden oldie to have some fun with. Great for kids, too. Your task is to put the chessmen you see along the bottome two rows on the board so they STALEMATE the black king on d4. To be clear, you don’t have to make moves with the pieces. Just pick them up and put them in a stalemate position on the black king, which does not move from d4. Remember a stalemate position is one where it would be black’s move, Black would not be in check, but everywhere he would try to go he would be in check.

With the black king on d4 you put the white king on d6, the white knight on d5, the white pawn on d3 and the white rook on d2. It’s a straight line!


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