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Mykola Kolesnik
The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) 12/2020
3. ehrende Erwähnung
6. Turnier FRME
Sektion h#3,5-n
(8+11) C+
1) 1. ... Tb3-a3 2. Sa4xb2 Ta3-a6 3. Sb2xd1 Tc1xd1 4. b6-b5 Td1-d5#
2) 1. ... Ld1-e2 2. Sa1xb3 Le2xc4 3. Sb3xc1 Lb2xc1 4. e3-e2 Lc4-f7#
play all play one stop play next play all
Captures of white officers have been fashionable for a long time (the legendary helpmate patron John Niemann once spontaneously called it „bystander theme“.) Here an extended Zilahi is presented with two white rooks and two white bishops as thematic pieces. A massive wall of pawns is needed to control those pieces. It is a bit deplorable that there is an extra capture (2.– B×c4) in the first solution and an extra line-opening (a3-a6) in the second one.
Judge Hans Gruber

Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye 4.83
FEN: 8/8/1p6/7k/nPp1p1p1/1Rp1ppP1/pBP5/n1RBK3
Input: Marcin Banaszek, 2020-12-06
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