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Ronald Turnbull
Andrew Buchanan
Lynn D. Yarbrough

Fv The Problemist 07/2001
(2+2) C+
3 solutions
Dead Position rule applies
1. Kb1 Kb3 2. Ka1 Sxd2=
1. d1=L Sd2 2. Lb3 Kxb3=
1. d1=T Kb3 2. Td2 Sxd2=
1. Kb1 Sxd2? 2. Ka1 Kb3= (DEAD when pawn is captured, because no mate is possible)
1. d1=D Sd2 2. Db3+? Kxb3= (erzwingt, daß Weiß pattsetzt oder eine totremis Stellung herbeiführt, also DEAD) 2. ... Sxb3= is the only alternative, also DEAD.
play all play one stop play next play all
Genre is Fairies due to help stalemate stipulation, not A1.3, which is orthodox.
In September 2016, stipulation modified to reflect new Article 17A of the Codex.
Keywords: Dead Position, Ideal stalemate (3), Model stalemate (3), Miniature, Golden Age (Codex 2015 17A)
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: Jacobi finds all 5 candidates, of which 2 are eliminated manually for DP reasons.
FEN: 8/8/8/8/2N5/K7/3p4/k7
Input: Hans Gruber, 2011-10-09
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2020-12-22 more...
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