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    for+to-inf

    hello.
    "Now all that remains is for white to checkmate the King."

    From Play Winning Chess, p.163

    Why not simply saying "Now all that renains is that White checkmates the king"?Why using this for-structure?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: for+to-inf

    Quote Originally Posted by sh3000 View Post
    hello.
    "Now all that remains is for white to checkmate the King."

    From Play Winning Chess, p.163

    Why not simply saying "Now all that renains is that White checkmates the king"?Why using this for-structure?

    Thanks in advance!
    Why not?

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