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William A. Shinkman
15 Tidskrift för Schack , p. 22, 01/1911
(4+3) C+
1. Df1? Ke3!

1. Df3! droht 2. Dc3#
1. ... Kxc2 2. Dxe2#
1. ... Ke1 2. Lc3#
1. ... e1=D 2. Dd3#
1. ... e1=S 2. Df2#
play all play one stop play next play all
BS Problemid: 4512
Erich Bartel: the right solution: 1.Df3!
C+ PY V4.41 (2008-04-02)
André Marchand: Original publication generally confirmed by most references: "American Chess Nuts, 1868"

The BP on "g2" is really necessary!
Shinkman chose to form that beguiling horizontal row of seven pieces, instead of putting a BP elsewhere on the board, to ensure Black a waiting move after 1.Bb3 or 1.Ba4, which would otherwise cook the problem. (2010-03-10)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4512), Block, Line opening, Miniature
Genre: 2#
FEN: 8/8/8/8/8/8/KBBkpQp1/8
Reprints: 6 Windausche Zeitung 02/11/1929
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Rainer Staudte, 2021-10-02 more...
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