Die Schwalbe

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1 - P0000811
Tibor Orban
1791 Die Schwalbe 38 04/1976
Lob
P0000811
(15+15) C+
BP in genau 4,0
1. e4 e6 2. Lb5 Ke7 3. Lxd7 c6 4. Le8 Kxe8
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Mark Thornton: In January 2011, a fictional Hungarian detective named "Tibor Orban" appeared in the BBC crime drama "Silent Witness". Tibor Orban was played by the actor Ivan Kamaras (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iv%C3%A1n_Kamar%C3%A1s). (2012-7-21)
Dirk Borst: The word "genau" can and should be removed. "BP in 4,0" historically and logically means: "Position after the 4th black move; how did the gane go?" So a shorter game cannot be a cook, by definition. (2019-4-18)
Henrik Juel: I disagree, Dirk
Usually the composer asks for a shortest proof game; the 'genau' addition is a handy way of emphasizing the few exceptions, like this one
1.e4 e6/c6 2.Lc4/Lb5 c6/e6 3.Lxe6/Lxc6 dxe6/dxc6 are two of the four shortest proof games without loss of tempo (2019-4-18)
Per Olin: The solution is unique also in 4.5 moves: 1.e3 e6 2.Lb5 Ke7 3.Lxd7 c6 4.Le8 Kxe8 5.e4 (2019-4-19)
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Keywords: Unique Proof Game, Switchback, Loss of tempo
Genre: Retro
Computer test: Resolution time : 1.21 s., Natch 2.3 Copyright (C) 1997,98,99,2001,2002,2003,2004 Pascal Wassong
Reprints: 32 Probleme für Tiger 3 03/1984
(I) Schachkalender 1987
7 Shortest Proof Games 11/1991
(3) feenschach 123 01-06/1997
(1) Probleemblad 03/1999
4 Introduction to Proof Games 03/2010
4b 64 Proof Games 2012
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2013-4-20 more...
2 - P0001275
Henry Anthony Adamson
The Chess Amateur 03/1926
P0001275
(14+10)
#2
1. Kf2+ Dc1 2. Txc1#
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Henrik Juel: Not 1.0-0?, e.g. -1... Dc2 -2.Lc1 Db1 -3.Td2 Dc2 -4.Td1 Db1 -5.Ld2 Dc1 -6.Lc3 D=c2 -7.Td2 ?? (2004-2-23)
Yoav Ben-Zvi: [bBf8] was captured at home by an officer, the other 5 missing Black pieces were captured by the wPs (2 on the b file, by [wPc2] and [wPa2], and 1 each on the d, e and g files). It follows that [bBc8] was captured by a wP outside it's home, after being released by bPb7-b6, and that each of [bPc7], [bPf7] and [bPh7] accounts for a wP capture. Since none of the captures by wPs is on the c, f or h files, each of these bPs either promotes or else captures to arrive at a file where a wP can capture it directly.
Assuming White retains the right to castle implies the following:
[bPh7] could not move directly (without capture) to promotion on h1 as this would require a move by [wRh1]. [bPf7] could not move directly to promotion by bPf2-f1=X as this would require a prior move by wK. Each of these bPs must therefore have captured one of the missing wNs. No other White pieces are missing so [bPc7] did not capture. In order to account for a wP capture it must have moved directly to promotion on c1. Prior to the promotion on c1, the way to promotion on the c file must be cleared by [wPc2] capturing on the b file. Promoting [bPf7] entails a move by wK even if the bP captures (promoting from f2 or on e1) so, to preserve White castling, it must be captured directly by wPf2xPe3 (after capturing a wN on the e file).
Looking backwards from the diagram position:
The pieces on the a and b files form a locked West cage. All officers on the a file are immobile until the cage is released. The West cage remains locked until the retraction of wPc2xb3 or wPc3xb4 or bPb7-b6, not bPc7xb6? as [bPc7] does not capture (see above). Retraction of wPc2xb3 requires the previous release of the cage to allow exit of bKa1 via c2, d3, since alternative exit paths of the bK require a move by wK to clear the way. Retraction of bPb7-b6 requires previous uncapture and return home of [bBc8]. The uncapture of [bBc8], by a wP, occurs on a light-colored square, b3 or d3. Each of the alternatives for uncapturing [bBc8] requires previous release of the cage: wPc2xb3 since it is preceded by exit of bKa1(as noted above), wPa2xb3 or wPe2xd3 since these are preceded by exit of wBa2 to remove the obstruction on a2 or to retract home [wBf1]. It follows that the uncapture of [bBc8] and therefore the retraction of bPb7-b6 requires previous release of the cage. The remaining alternative for release of the West cage under the assumption that White may castle, retraction of wPc3xb4, is next to be considered.
Prior to the unpromotion by bPc2-c1=X, the following is known: the cage remains locked as it can be released only after the unpromoted bP retreats to c4 allowing wPc3xb4 to be retracted without blocking the retreat of bP to c7, the officers on the a file are immobile, retraction of bPb7-b6 locks out [bBc8], retraction of wPc2xb3 or wPc3xb4 blocks the retreat of Black's unpromoted pawn on the c file, retraction of wPd2-d3 requires prior retraction of wBd2 to c1 leading to permanent obstruction of the unpromotion on c1, retraction of wPe2-e3 or wPe2xd3 locks out [wBf1], retraction of wPf2xe3 prevents subsequent retraction of bBa5 to g1 and retraction of wPh2xg3 prevents subsequent unpromotion of bBa5 by bPh2xNg1=B. The rejection of all of these alternatives (prior to the unpromotion on c1) means that neither side can uncapture or play a pawn retraction. This means that the retroplay preceding the unpromotion on c1 consists only of moves by bQc7, wBd2 and wRe2, proving that the Black piece unpromoted on c1 must be bQc7. Since wK and wPs are immobile, wBd2 is restricted to the squares c1, d2 and c3. Since it has been shown that [bPc7] promotes to queen, not bishop, and [bPf7] does not promote at all, the promotion to bBa5 is by [bPh7] playing bPh2xNg1=B.
Since the wK stands immobile on e1, the unpromotion of the bQ by bPc2-c1=Q occurs with a shield standing on d1 to protect the wK from check by the promoted bQ. This shield can only be provided by wRe2 since d1 is a light-colored square that cannot be occupied by wBd2 and (as noted above) no uncaptures can be played prior to the unpromotion so the sheilding piece must be present in the diagram. If the unpromotion on c1 occurs with wB standing on c3 then White responds to the unpromotion by wRd2-d1+ and Black is in Retro-Stalemate caused by wBc3 obstructing the retreat of the unpromoted bP and the lack of Black tempo retractions that would allow White to remove the obstruction (this is shown in the Try noted by Henrik).
Another possibility that needs to be considered is that, when the unpromotion on c1 occurs, wB stands on d2 (instead of c3). In this case White responds to the unpromotion by retracting wBc1-d2+ (shielding bK from wRd1) followed by retreat of the unpromoted bP to c4 and the retraction of wPc3xb4 releasing the West cage. This shows that the position with bQc7 on c1, wRe2 on d1 and all other pieces as in the diagram, and White to play, can be reached with White retaining the right to castle. However, due to Retro-Opposition between bQ and wB colliding on c1 and the lack of tempo retractions by either side, other than moves by wK or wRh1, to overcome parity of bQ shuffling between b1 and c1 and wB shuffling between d2 and c3, there is no valid retraction from the diagram position with castling rights preserved. This is demonstrated in Henrik's Try if Black delays unpromotion of bQ, retracting -6...bQb1-c1 but it is simpler to prove by considering forward play. It can be seen that in the relevant position (with wKe1 and wRh1 immobile) White must play 1.wBd2-c3 (c1 is obstructed by bQ) followed by bQc1-b1 (the shield for the bK must be maintained) 2.wBc3-d2, bQb1-c1 repeating the position. There is no way to advance to the diagram position and preserve White's right to castle so in this case too (wB standing on d2 when bQ is unpromoted) White can't castle.
It has been shown that the assumption that White can castle leads to contradiction in every case thus proving (by "Reducto ad Absurdum") that White cannot castle. (2019-8-5)
A.Buchanan: Beautiful solution, with a dramatic tempo-based finale - thanks for posting such an authoritative solution. Which tempo keyword is meant to be used for this? :) (2019-8-6)
Yoav Ben-Zvi: The reprint of this problem in Ceriani's book appears in the chapter devoted to the Retro-Opposition phase of a resolution, under the heading "Defferred R.O.".
The analysis contains several instances of repeated thematic content (Echo) such as: "Retro-Shield" (by bQ, wR and wB, on b1, c1, d1), "Retro-Opposition" (temporary obstructions by wB and bQ on c3 and c1) and locking of various Home and Dynamic cages.
The #2 stipulation reflects the preference, at the time this was published, for RA problems to be presented as orthodox. This is no longer considered important so the analysis can be used to reject castling in the last move, as in the following version:
wBd2 on c3, wRh1 on f1, wRe2 on f2, wKe1 on g1 - "Last Move?". (2019-8-14)
A.Buchanan: (1) Have you got both of Ceriani's books? How did you get hold of them? I guess they are still under copyright. Retro Corner has been saying for 20 years that you need to write to Ceriani's son. Is that still true? Hasn't he got an email address now.
(3) I think your statement "This is no longer considered important" is too black and white. Generally I find it satisfying if the composer is able to tie future and past together in this way. And a check in the diagram position is to my mind an unpleasant defect, to be avoided if possible. (2019-8-15)
Henrik Juel: There are two ways of telling the solver immediately who has the move:
By having a king in check or by specification, directly by saying so or indirectly by a forward stipulation
It has got out of fashion to cast retro problems as forward ones, but there are still examples of imprecise stipulations, like #1: sometimes it should be interpreted as a condition, saying that White has the move, and sometimes it means 'Who mates in 1?' (2019-8-15)
A.Buchanan: (1) Yes #1 is a special stipulation. There are 4 possible interpretations: who moves first (Codex Article 15, "the official joke") but also who gets mated (maybe should be added to Codex or certainly to PDB glossary somehow).
(2) I get that RA has kind of come of age: it no longer needs to justify itself behind an orthodox stipulation. Hurray, I suppose.
(3) I am not objective in liking these old-style stipulations, because DP is all about interaction between forward and retro play. One of my heroes, Guus Rol, is also a big enthusiast of combining these two modalities, which he terms "retro-activity".
(4) And it is cool to read the same diagram in two ways: both forward and backwards. It's like a cryptic crossword clue where the same text has two meanings. Even if the forward play is not very thematic or interesting.
(5) So I hope that the RA community can feel sufficiently confident in its status now that it doesn't need to "fix" a classic problem with a perfectly natural #2, by making a second-rate Type C position out of it.
(6) Any info about the Ceriani books please? (2019-8-16)
Henrik Juel: You can buy a used copy of '32 characters and 1 author' on an italian homepage for €350
which seems very expensive to me
Most of the problems from the book are on the PDB (2019-8-16)
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Keywords: Cant Castler, Castling (wk), Promotion (l)
Genre: Retro
Reprints: 155a 32 personaggi e 1 autore 1955
147 Europe Echecs 86 03/1966
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
3 - P0001438
Niels Høeg
1862 The Problemist FCS 12, p. 129, 06/1935
P0001438
(14+8)
Wer gewinnt?
1. ... bxc2#?
1. Tc1+ Kxa2 2. Sc6 fxe1=D+ 3. Txe1 ... 4. Sb4#

R: 1. ... Ka1-b1 2. Sc6-b8 Kb1-a1 3. Sd8-c6 Ka1-b1 4. Se6-d8 Kb1-a1 5. Sf4-e6 Ka1-b1 6. Sh3-f4 Kb1-a1 7. Sf4xBh3 Ka1-b1 8. Sg2-f4 Kb1-a1 9. Se3-g2 Ka1-b1 10. Sb6-a4 Kb1-a1 11. Sc4-b6 Ka1-b1 12. Sa3-c4 b4-b3 13. Sb1xBa3 a4-a3 14. Tc1-c2 a5-a4 15. Kc2-d1 a6-a5 16. Kd3-c2 b5-b4 17. Dd1-e1 h4-h3 18. Db3-d1 h5-h4 19. Te1-c1 h6-h5 20. Sd1-e3 h7-h6 21. Sa3-b1 Kb1-a1 22. Sc4-a3 Ka1-b1 23. Kd4-d3 Kb1-a1 24. Da3-b3 Kc1-b1 25. Sa5-c4 Kc2-c1 26. Sb3-a5 Kb1-c2 27. Sc1-b3 Ka1-b1 28. Se3-d1 Kb1-a1 29. Sg4-e3 Kc2-b1 30. Sb3-c1 d6-d5 31. Ta1-e1 d7-d6 32. Tb1-f1 Kd1-c2 33. Sc1-b3
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8/2bbb1bb/b7/1b6/3K2S1/D1B2B2/BB1BBb1B/TTSk2Lt (14+10)
A possible proof game from this intermediate position is:
1. Sb3+ Kc2 2. Tf1 h6 3. Tae1 h5 4. Sc1 Kb1 5. Se3 Ka1 6. Sd1 Kb1 7. Sb3 Kc2 8. Sa5 Kc1 9. Db3 Kb1 10. Kd3 Kc1 11. Sc4 Kb1 12. Sa3+ Ka1 13. Sb1 h4 14. Se3 h3 15. Tc1 d6 16. Dd1 d5 17. De1 a5 18. Kc2 a4 19. Kd1 a3 20. Tc2 b4 21. Sxa3 b3 22. Sb5 Kb1 25. Sb8 Ka1 28. Sxh3 Kb1 32. Sa4 Kb1
Black captured the white bishops on c1 and f1. White captured Lf8 on f8 and g2xf3 and promoted his f-pawn on b8 to L, which was brought to g1, implying that a7, b6, and b7 are unoccupied. Between moves 13 and 21 white has no time for a tempo move, and after this neither side can change the tempo, so white has the move in the problem position and wins.
Henrik Juel: Moving Sb8 to b4 would allow a more contemporary stipulation: #1 (who?)
with the solution: 1.Tc1#, not 1... bxc2? (2016-10-12)
Henrik Juel: If you prefer retroplay, the plan is to uncapture black pawns on h3 and a3, screen with a knight on b1, retract Tc1-c2, extract Kd1 and De1, retract Te1-c1, screen with the other knight on d1, retract the first knight to c1, extract Sd1, hide the white rooks on a1 and b1 while black king waits on c2, and then he can get out via g2 and h3. The details might be
-0... Ka1 -1.Sc5 Kb1 -2.Se4 Ka1 -3.Sg5 Kb1 -4.Sh3 Ka1 -5.Sf4xPh3 Kb1 -6.Sg2 Ka1 -7.Se3 Kb1 -8.Sc6 Ka1 -9.Sa7 Kb1 -10.Sb5 Ka1 -11.Sa3 b4 -12.Sb1xPa3 b5 -13.Tc1 a4 -14.Kc2 a5 -15.Kd3 a6 -16.De1 d6 -17.Db3 d7 -18.Te1-c1 h4 -19.Sd1 h5 -20.Sa3 Kb1 -21.Sc4 Ka1 -22.Kd4 Kb1 -23.Da3 Kc1 -24.Sa5 Kc2 -25.Sb3 Kb1 -26.Sc1 Ka1 -27.Se3 Kb1 -28.Sg4 Kc2 -29.Sb3 h6 -30.Ta1 h7 -31.Tb1-f1 Kd1 -32.Sc1 (2016-10-12)
Henrik Juel: The source with more details is
1862 The Problemist Fairy Chess Supplement no.12, June 1935, p.129
This magazine was later renamed Fairy Chess Review (2019-5-28)
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Keywords: Whose move?, Promoted material on the board (L)
Genre: Retro
Reprints: 220 FIDE Album 1914-1944/III 1975
312 Europe Echecs 213/214 10/1976
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-28 more...
4 - P0001951
Luigi Ceriani
Karl Fabel

Am Rande des Schachbretts 1947
P0001951
(9+16)
KBP?
(AL: 183,0)
1. a4 c5 2. a5 c4 3. a6 c3 4. b3 d5 5. Lb2 cxb2 6. Sa3 Kd7 7. Sc4 Kc6 8. Se5+ Kb5 9. Ta5+ Kb4 10. Tb5+ Ka3 11. Sef3 Ka2 12. c3 d4 13. Dc1 e5 14. Kd1 e4 15. Kc2 e3 16. Kd3 g5 17. Ke4 g4 18. Kf4 d3 19. Dc2 dxc2 20. h3 c1=T 21. Th2 Ta1 22. Th1 Kb1 23. Th2 Kc1 24. Th1 Lf5 25. Th2 Lb1 26. d3 f5 27. Sd2 exd2 28. Sf3 Sf6 29. Kg5 Ld6 30. Kh6 Sd5 31. Kg7 Se3 32. Kf7 h5 33. Kg7 Ta4 34. Kf7 La2 35. Tb6 d1=L 36. Kg7 Lc2 37. Kf7 Lcb1 38. Kg7 Sd1 39. Kf7 g3 40. Kg7 gxh2 41. e3 h1=T 42. Le2 Sd7 43. Sh2 Sc5 44. Lg4 Se4 45. Kf7 hxg4 46. Kg7 g3 47. Kf7 gxh2 48. Kg7 Te1 49. Kf7 Te2 50. Kg7 Tc2 51. Kf7 h1=T 52. Kg7 Te1 53. Kf7 Lh2 54. Kg7 Sg3 55. Kf7 Sh1 56. Kg7 Tah4 57. Kf7 Kd2 58. Kg7 Ke2 59. Kf7 Tc1 60. Kg7 Lc2 61. Kf7 Ta1 62. Kg7 Lab1 63. Kf7 Ta5 64. Kg7 La2 65. g3 Kf3 66. Tb4 Tb5 67. Kf7 Te2 68. Kg7 Lcb1 69. Kf7 Tc2 70. Kg7 Tc1 71. Kf7 Lc2 72. Kg7 Ta1 73. Kf7 Lab1 74. Kg7 Ta5 75. Ta4 bxa6 76. Ta1 La2 77. Tc1 Lcb1 78. Tc2 f4 79. Te2 Lc2 80. Te1 Lab1 81. Tg1 Ta1 82. Tg2 La2 83. Kf7 Tc1 84. Kg7 Lcb1 85. Kf7 Tc2 86. Kg7 Te2 87. Kf7 Te1 88. Kg7 Tg1 89. Kf7 Lc2 90. Kg7 Lab1 91. Kf7 Ta5 92. Kg7 Ta1 93. Kf7 La2 94. Kg7 Tc1 95. Kf7 Lcb1 96. Kg7 Tc2 97. Kf7 Te2 98. Kg7 Tee1 99. Kf7 Tef1 100. Kg7 Lc2 101. Kf7 Lab1 102. Kg7 a5 103. Kf7 a4 104. Kg7 a3 105. Kf7 a2 106. Kg7 a1=T 107. Kf7 La2 108. Kg7 Tc1 109. Kf7 Lcb1 110. Kg7 Tc2 111. Kf7 Te2 112. Kg7 Tee1 113. Kf7 Lc2 114. Kg7 Lab1 115. Kf7 a5 116. Kg7 a4 117. Kf7 a3 118. Kg7 a2 119. Kf7 a1=T 120. Kg7 La2 121. Kf7 Tc1 122. Kg7 Lcb1 123. Kf7 Tc2 124. Kg7 Ke2 125. Kf7 Kd2 126. Kg7 Kc1 127. Kf7 Tce2 128. Kg7 Kd2 129. Kf7 Lc2 130. Kg7 Lab1 131. Kf7 Ta1 132. Kg7 La2 133. Kf7 Tc1 134. Kg7 Lcb1 135. Kf7 Tc2 136. Kg7 Kc1 137. Kf7 Tcd2 138. Kg7 Lc2 139. Kf7 Kb1 140. Kg7 Ka1 141. Kf7 Lab1 142. Kg7 Ka2 143. Kf7 Ka3 144. Kg7 La2 145. Kf7 Lcb1 146. Kg7 Tc2 147. Kf7 Tc1 148. Kg7 Lc2 149. Kf7 Ta1 150. Kg7 Lcb1 151. Kf7 Tc2 152. Kg7 Dd5 153. Kf6 Df3 154. Kf7 De2 155. Kg7 Dd2 156. Kf7 Dc1 157. Kg7 Tce2 158. Kf7 Dd2 159. Kg7 Lc2 160. Kf7 Tc1 161. Kg7 Lcb1 162. Kf7 Tc2 163. Kg7 Dc1 164. Kf7 Tcd2 165. Kg7 f3 166. Kf7 Lc2 167. Kg7 Da1 168. Kf7 Lcb1 169. Kg7 Tc2 170. Kf7 Tc1 171. Kg7 Lc2 172. Kf7 Lab1 173. Kg7 Ka2 174. Kf7 Ted2 175. Ke7 Tee2 176. Kd7 Tfe1 177. Kc7 Tgf1 178. Kb7 Lg1 179. Ka7 T4h6 180. Th2 Tb6 181. Tg2 Th7+ 182. Ka8 Thb7 183. Th2 Tb8+
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Yoav Ben-Zvi: The Move Length Record has been surpassed, after more than 70 years, by Goldsteen, see P1345778. (2019-7-7)
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Keywords: Non-Unique Proof Game, konsekutive Umwandlungen 6 (tltttt), Non-standard material, under-promotion, Move Length Record
Genre: Retro
Reprints: 127 32 personaggi e 1 autore 1955
1438 FIDE Album 1945-1955 1964
Die Schwalbe 3, p. 81, 02/1970
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-13 more...
5 - P0002178
Niels Høeg
Deutsches Wochenschach 02/06/1907
P0002178
(14+11)
#3 (RV)
1) R: 1. f7-f5: 1. gxf6ep Txa1 2. Sg7+, 1. ... Txh5+ 2. Dxh5+
2) R: 1. d7-d5: 1. cxd6ep Ta5+ 2. Txa5
3) R: 1. T-a8: 1. Sg6
4) R: 1. T-h8: 1. Sc6
5) R: 1. K-e8: 1. Sg6/1. Sc6
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Henrik Juel: The solution text above should be construed to sit in two columns, reading: If last move was f7-f5, White mates in three by 1.gxf6ep Txa1 2.Sg7+, 1... Txh5+ 2.Dxh5+; if last move was d7-d5, White mates in three by 1.cxd6ep Ta5+ 2.Txa5; etc. (2004-4-26)
Henrik Juel: The pawn captures were
White: axb, d4xc5, fxe, hxg (plus one capture with an officer)
Black: b3xc2 (and possible one more, but not with Pc4)
so last move was not b5xc4 (2019-8-22)
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Keywords: En passant, Partial Retro Analysis (PRA), Castling (sksg)
Genre: Retro
Reprints: 99 Retrograde Analysis 1915
34 32 personaggi e 1 autore 1955
(D) Die Schwalbe 13 02/1972
RA65 diagrammes 27 05-06/1977
(19) Die Schwalbe 68 04/1981
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
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6 - P0002554
Unto Heinonen
Probleemblad 1991
1. Preis
P0002554
(16+16) cooked
BP in 43,0
1. h4 a5 2. Th3 Ta6 3. Tf3 Tg6 4. Sh3 Tg3 5. Sf4 Th3 6. g3 Th2 7. Lh3 Sh6 8. Le6 Sf5 9. Lc4 d5 10. Kf1 Th1+ 11. Kg2 Tg1+ 12. Kh3 Kd7 13. Kg4 h5+ 14. Kg5 Th6 15. a4 Tb6 16. T1a3 Kc6 17. Tac3 Tb3 18. Sg6 Ta3 19. b3 Ta2 20. La3 Dd6 21. Lc5 Sd7 22. La7 Sb6 23. Sh8 Kc5 24. La6+ Kb4 25. Tc5 g6 26. Sc3 Lg7 27. Se4 Lc3 28. Da1 Sd4 29. Kh6 Ld7 30. Kg7 Lb5 31. Kf8 Ld3 32. Ke8 Dc6+ 33. Kd8 Sc4 34. Kc8 Ka3 35. Kb8 Lb4 36. Ka8 De8+ 37. Lb8 Sb6+ 38. Ka7 Sa8 39. c4 Sc2 40. Df6 Sa1 41. Db6 Kb2 42. Sf6 Ta3 43. Sd7 Ka2
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Cook: NL
1. h4 a5 2. Th3 Ta6 3. Tf3 Te6 4. g3 Te3 5. Lh3 Sh6 6. Le6 Sf5 7. Lc4 d5 8. Kf1 Dd6 9. Kg2 Da6 10. Kh3 Kd7 11. Kg4 h5+ 12. Kg5 Th6 13. a4 Tb6 14. Ta3 Kc6 15. Tc3 Tb3 16. Sh3 Ta3 17. b3 Ta2 18. La3 Sd4 19. Lc5 Lf5 20. La7 Db6 21. Sf4 Kc5 22. Sg6 Kb4 23. Sh8 g6 24. La6 Lg7 25. Tc5 Db5 26. c4 Sc2 27. Sc3 Ka3 28. Se4 Lc3 29. Da1 Lb4 30. Df6 Tc3 31. Kh6 Kb2 32. Kg7 Ta3 33. Kf8 Sd7+ 34. Ke8 Ka2 35. Kd8 Sa1 36. Kc8 Sf8+ 37. Kb8 Sd7+ 38. Ka8 Tc1 39. Lb8 Sb6+ 40. Ka7 Sa8 41. Db6 Tg1 42. Sf6 De8 43. Sd7 Ld3 (Sebastian Natschke)
Henrik Juel: Very good, Sebastian (although not for the author...) (2019-6-17)
paul: Probably the cook of the year, because the problem is well known. Which is now the length record for a capture free proof game? (2019-7-16)
paul: The length record for a capture-free PG is now 40.5 moves by Th. le Gleuher (Phenix50/1997) (2019-7-16)
Mario Richter: The problem Paul was referring to is P0006623. So far it has resisted all my and rawbats' attempts to cook it, and I think that chances are high that it is indeed correct ... (2019-7-17)
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Keywords: Unique Proof Game, Length Record, Capture-free
Genre: Retro
Reprints: H17 FIDE Album 1989-1991 1997
feenschach 137 08-09/2000
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-6-3
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2019-6-18 more...
7 - P0006522
Nikita M. Plaksin
Alexandr I. Zolotarev

R220v The Problemist 03/1994
2182 Phénix 36 12/1995
L. Ceriani zum Gedächtnis
P0006522
(11+14)
Löse die Stellung auf!
R: 1. ... Lh5xTg4 2. Te4-g4 Tg4-g3 3. Te6-e4 c3xDd2 4. Td6-e6 c4-c3 5. Td8-d6 c5-c4 6. d7-d8=T c6-c5 7. d6-d7 d5-d4 8. e5xLd6 Lc5-d6 9. Da5-d2 Le3-c5 10. Da8-a5 Lh6-e3 11. a7-a8=D Lf8-h6 12. a6-a7 a7xDb6 13. Db1-b6 Lg7-f8 14. Dc1-b1 Lf8-g7 15. Dg5-c1 Lh6-f8 16. Dg8-g5 Lg5-h6 17. g7-g8=D Lh6-g5 18. g6-g7 Lf8-h6 19. b6-b7 b7xDc6 20. Dc3-c6 Lg7-f8 21. Dd2-c3 Lf8-g7 22. Dh6-d2 Lg7-f8 23. Dh8-h6 Lh6-g7 24. Dg8-h8 Lf8-h6 25. d2-d3 Sd3-e1 26. g5-g6 Sb4-d3 27. g7-g8=D Sc6-b4 28. g6-g7 g7xSf6
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Korrektur zu P1012537
Henrik Juel: -1... Lh5xTg4 -2.Te4 Tg4 -3.Te5 c3xDd2 -4.Td5 c4 -5.Td8 c5 -6.T=d7 c6 -7.d6 d5 -8.e5xLd6, unpromote Dd2 on a8, retract a7xDb6, unpromote Db6 on g8, retract b6-b7, b7xDc6, wDc6 to g8, bL to f8, d2-d3 etc. Uncaptured DDDT unpromote. (2003-12-15)
AV: "Jumeau" du P0002344 : la pièce capturée en g4 n'est plus une D mais une T, car le PNe7 au lieu de e5 interdit le trajet Dd8-e7-f8-g7-g4 mais autorise le trajet Td8-d6(d5)-e6(e5)-e4-g4. Les Noirs ont un tempo de moins, mais du fait de l'interversion CNe1/FBg1 (au lieu de FBe1/CNg1), on peut reprendre d2-d3 et donner un tempo au Ce1 (quand les pions blancs g5 et g7 immobilisent le Fh6). (2005-6-5)
Rosalie Fay: Nikolai Beluhov, The Ceriani Quartex (March 2010), N15, cites this problem as "N. Plaksin & A. Zolotarev. The Problemist, 1994". (2019-6-30)
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Keywords: Ceriani-Frolkin Theme (DDDT)
Genre: Retro
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1996-6-16
Last update: Mario Richter, 2019-7-1 more...
8 - P0006623
Thierry Le Gleuher
1853v Phénix 50 03/1997
3. ehrende Erwähnung
P0006623
(16+16)
BP in 40,5
1. a4 h5 2. Ta3 Th6 3. Tc3 Tb6 4. Tc4 Tb3 5. Sc3 Ta3 6. b3 Ta1 7. La3 d5 8. Db1 Lf5 9. Kd1 Lh7 10. Kc1 g6 11. Kb2 Lh6 12. Da2 Tc1 13. Sb1 Le3 14. Kc3 Lb6 15. Kd3 c5 16. Ke3 Sc6 17. Kf4 Dc7+ 18. Kg5 0-0-0 19. h4 Td6 20. Th3 Tf6 21. Te3 Tf3 22. Te6 Sf6 23. Kh6 Th3 24. Kg7 Th1 25. Kf8 Dh2 26. g3 Se5 27. Tc6+ Kd7 28. Tc8 Ke6 29. Lg2 Kf5 30. Le4+ Kg4 31. Sf3 Kh3 32. Lf5+ Kg2 33. Tg4 Lg8 34. Sd4 Sh7+ 35. Ke8 Sf3 36. Kd7 Kf1 37. Te8 Ke1 38. Kc8 Kd1 39. Kb8 Te1 40. Lc8 Sg1 41. f3
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Yoav Ben-Zvi: The cook found in P0002554 re-opens the question of the current length record for unique capture-free SPG. A search in PDB finds this problem, assuming it is sound, to be the record holder, until Unto Heinonen publishes a correction (expected very soon). Prior to publication of this problem the record was 38.5, in Michel Caillaud's P0002187. (2019-7-10)
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Keywords: Unique Proof Game, Capture-free
Genre: Retro
Reprints: H34 FIDE Album 1995-1997 2004
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1996-7-7
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2014-7-4 more...
9 - P0006756
Gideon Husserl
526 feenschach 8 03/1972
P0006756
(2+2)
Ergänze einen schwarzen Bauern, dann
a) =1
b) s#1
c) s=1
d) #1 durch Schwarz
a) (+sBh4) 1. Df3=
b) (+sBh2) 1. Dc4 g2#
c) (+sBg4) 1. Dh2+ gxh2=
d) (+sBf2) 1. ... g2#
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Henrik Juel: Nice Wenigsteiner
The a addition also permits #1: 1.De6# (2019-6-5)
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Keywords: Add pieces
Genre: Retro
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1996-7-28
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-5 more...
10 - P0501005
Albert Heinrich Kniest
Erich Bartel

182 Frankfurter Notizen 1965
Theo Steudel zum Geburtstag gewidmet.
P0501005
(1+5) C+
ser-=11
Frankfurter Schach
1. Kd7 2. Kxc7=B 3. c8=S 4. Sxa7=B 5. a8=T 6. Th8 7. Txh7=B 8. h8=L 9. Lxg7=B 10. g8=D 11. Dg3=
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t/2KK4BB
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Keywords: Allumwandlung, Frankfurt Chess, Series mover, Kindergarten Problem, Rex solus (w), Ideal mate, Alleinunterhalter, Durbar Theme, konsekutive Umwandlungen 4
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: WinChloe
Reprints: 10 Gemeinsames 02/1966
111 1.Wolfschach-Club 1962 (Notizbuch) 1967
115 Der Schnatterer 01/04/1974
Serienzugrekorde 1978
Serienzugrekorde 1979
61) 206mal Allumwandlung 1991
Die Schwalbe 05/1991
5 Problemkiste 05/1991
964 Minimalkunst im Schach 2006
R13 Problemkiste (181) 02-03/2009
(216) feenschach 210, p. 305, 11-12/2015
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1996-6-6
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
11 - P0502647
John Niemann
128-ro Schachmatt 13 31/12/1946
P0502647
(2+5)
h#2*
4x4-Brett (e5-h8)
* 1. ... g8=S 2. Tg7 Sxf6#
1. Lg5! g8=D 2. h6 Dxg6#
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Wurde als eine von vier Teilaufgaben in einem 8x8-Brett veröffentlicht, und zwar in der Ecke rechts oben.
Die anderen Teilaufgaben sind P1363314, P1363315 und P1363316.
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Keywords: no 8x8 board, Promotion (S,D)
Genre: h#, Fairies
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
Input: hpr, 1996-7-23
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-4-17 more...
12 - P0508504
Werner Schlitt
70 FEENSCHACH 21/06/1959
Wilhelm Karsch zum 60. Geburtstag gewidmet
1. Preis
Abteilung h# und h=
P0508504
(3+8) C+
h#1
b) wTc4 statt wDc4: h#2
c) wLc4 statt wDc4: h#3
d) wSc4 statt wDc4: h#4
e) wBc4 statt wDc4: h#5
a) 1. e1=S Df1#
b) 1. e1=S Tf4 2. Sg2 Tf1#
c) 1. e1=L+ Kxb6 2. Lf2 Le2 3. Lg1 Lf3#
d) 1. e1=S Sxb2 2. Sg2 Sd3 3. Tb1 a4 4. Tg1 Sf2#
e) 1. Tb5+ cxb5 2. Kg2 bxc6 3. h1=T c7 4. Tg1 c8=D 5. Kh1 Dh3#
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t/Allumwandlung+2, u/61114, u/Dssllst, t/Forsberg-Thema
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Keywords: Forsberg twin, Allumwandlung (+2), Phoenix (t)
Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
Input: Erich Bartel, 1997-5-23
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-30 more...
13 - P0522783
Fadil Abdurahmanovic
Wettkampf der jugoslawischen Republiken
2. Platz
Wettkampf der jugoslawischen Republiken
P0522783
(6+8) cooked
h#3*
* 1. ... Th5 2. Kc7 Txc5+ 3. Kb8 Tc8#
1. a6 Th1 2. Ka7 b8=T 3. gxh1=S Sc6#
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Cook: NL
1. Kc7 Sc6 2. a5 Sb4 3. Kb6 b8=D#
1. Kc7 Sc6 2. Kb6 Sb4 3. a5 b8=D#
milan: wSa5-d8+wPa5 M.Frelih (2019-4-17)
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Keywords: Sacrifice of white pieces, tempo play (b(s)), konsekutive Umwandlungen 2 (Ts), under-promotion
Genre: h#
Reprints: Problem 03/1958
Input: Markus Manhart, 1998-2-10
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-4-17 more...
14 - P0523490
Yosif Krikheli
8303 FEENSCHACH 06/1967
P0523490
(3+3) cooked
h#2
b) sKb6 nach e8
a) 1. Tb5 Sc5 2. Ta5 Tb7#
b) 1. Te6 Se5 2. Te7 Th8#
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Cook: NL:
a) 1. Ta5 Sc5 2. Kb5 Tb7#
Yuri Bilokin: Correkcion: 8/7R/8/k4r2/4K3/4N3/8/8 (3+2) b) Ka5-f8
a) 1.Rc5 Sd5 2.Rb5 Ra7#
b) 1.Rf6 Sf5 2.Rf7 Rh8# (2019-1-26)
Yuri Bilokin: Correkcion: 8/7R/8/k4r2/4K3/4N3/8/8 (2019-1-26)
milan: wSd3-b3+wSf3wBa4 original solution! M.Frelih (2019-4-17)
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Keywords: tempo play (t t)
Genre: h#
Input: Markus Manhart, 1998-2-10
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-1-26 more...
15 - P0536733
Tibor Ersek
Paros-Gedenkturnier Dombovar 1976
4. ehrende Erwähnung
P0536733
(6+8) C+
h#2
b) -wTg5
c) ferner -wLc5
d) ferner -wSe6
a) 1. Se7 Sd4 2. Sg6 Tf5#
b) 1. Kg6 Sf8+ 2. Kh6 Le3#
c) 1. Ke7 Sd4 2. Kd8 Sc6#
d) 1. Kg5 f4+ 2. Kh4 g3#
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Harry Fougiaxis: The correct source is "G. Páros MT, Tipográfia 1976" (2019-5-30)
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Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye C-Version 3.52 (2048 KB)
Input: Michal Dragoun, 1998-4-6
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-30 more...
16 - P0567610
Gyula Bebesi
2582v Die Schwalbe 1-3 01-03/1968
P0567610
(6+10) cooked
h#8
1. La5 Kf1 2. La6+ Ke1 3. Ld3 cxd3 4. Kb4 dxe4 5. c2 Kd2 6. Ka4 Kd3 7. c1=S Kc4 8. Sb3 axb3#
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Cook: NL
1. La6 Kh1 2. Ld3 cxd3 3. c2 d4+ 4. Kc4 dxe5 5. Ld6 exd6 6. Kb4 d7 7. Kc4 d8=D 8. Kc3 Dd4# mit vielen DL (Anton Baumann)
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Genre: h#
Input: hpr, 1999-3-24
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-28 more...
17 - P0572198
Yoav Ben-Zvi
1334 Shahmat 05/1976
P0572198
(3+6) C+
h#4
1. c1=L Tf1 2. d1=T Kc5 3. Kd2 Kd4 4. e1=S Tf2#
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Yoav Ben-Zvi: Fully anticipated by P0572193.
A mirror image appeared later as P1247735. (2019-5-26)
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Keywords: konsekutive Umwandlungen 3 (lts), under-promotion, Promotion in the key, anticipated (P0572193)
Genre: h#
Computer test: (Popeye C-Version 3.52 (2048 KB))
Input: Markus Manhart, 1999-3-22
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-27 more...
18 - P1004384
Theodor Steudel
K367 Problemkiste 125 10/1999
P1004384
(2+1) C+
-1s, dann ser-h#3
2 Lösungen
1) R: 1. ... Kd7xTe8, dann 1. Kd7-c6 2. Kc6-b6 3. Kb6-a6 Te8-e6#
2) R: 1. ... Kd7xDe8, dann 1. Kd7-d6 2. Kd6-c5 3. Kc5-b6 De8-b5#
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Adrian Storisteanu: Lots of cooks if forward play is ser-h+3 (e.g., - 1.Kd8xSe8 & 1.Kc8 Sd6+/Rc7+), but the problem seems correct as a "-1s & ser-h#3":
- 1.Kd7xRe8 & 1.Kd7-c6 2.Kc6-b6 3.Kb6-a6 Re8-e6#
- 1.Kd7xQe8 & 1.Kd7-d6 2.Kd6-c5 3.Kc5-b6 Qe8-b5# (2019-7-4)
Mario Richter: obviously a typo in the stipulation, with Adrian's correction C+ by rawbats with the Solutions given by Adrian (2019-7-5)
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Keywords: Help retractor, Series mover, Rex solus (s), Aristocrat
Genre: Retro
Computer test: rawbats
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-1-10
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-5 more...
19 - P1007010
Albert Grigoryan
12753 Ideal-Mate Review 04-06/2002
P1007010
(2+5) C+
h#6
1. h2 Kb5 2. h1=L Kc4 3. Ld5+ Kd3 4. d1=T+ Ke2 5. Td4 Sb5 6. Ke4 Sd6#
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Jakob Leck: Vgl. P1101336 (2019-5-30)
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Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye WINDOWS98-32Bit-Version 3.75 (2048 KB)
Input: hpr, 2003-1-25
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-31 more...
20 - P1007335
Alexander M. Jarosch
11864 Die Schwalbe 200 04/2003
P1007335
(14+13)
Löse die Stellung auf!
R: 1. g4xf3ep f2-f4 2. g5-g4+ b7-b8=D 3. 0-0 Ta8-c8
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Valladao-Task
Rosalie Fay: Retro 1. g4xf3ep f2-f4 2. g5-g4+. Now, White is missing [Pa2], and Black 2 bSs and a bP. bPg5 is [Ph7] which captured White's only missing unit on g6. This entails [Pa2] promoting to a piece which either got captured on g6 or is on the board. Thus Black played b7-b6 long ago to allow White a6xb7 and b8.

This accounts for all White's 3 captures: a6xb7, h5xg6 and exd. [Pe7] is missing and had nothing to capture, so it stayed on the e-file and promoted on e1. Thus [Pe2] captured an original bS.

Black's only retrotempo is 0-0. This means that wTc8 is not an original wT and so is White's promoted [Pa2]. So wDb8 is original. Retro 2. g5-g4+ Db7-b8 3. 0-0. (2019-6-30)
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Keywords: En passant in the retro play, Castling in the retro play, Promotion in the retro play, Valladao Task (SSW)
Genre: Retro
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-5-10
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-5 more...
21 - P1007438
Wilfried Seehofer
8691 Die Schwalbe 150 12/1994
P1007438
(2+2) C+
s#6
Längstzüger
wLR=Chamäleonläufer
sDR=Chamäleondame
1. CLc1=CT+! Ke2 2. CTc2=CD+ Kf3 3. CDh2=CS+ CDxh2=CS 4. Kh1 CSf1=CL 5. Kh2 CLa6=CT 6. Kh3 CTh6=CD#
4. ... CSg4=CL 5. Kg1 CLc8=CT 6. Kf1 CTc1=CD#
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Chamäleon-Steine a3, h4
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Keywords: Maximummer, Aristocrat, Minimal, Chameleon chess
Pieces: lr = Chameleon Bishop (CL), dr = Chameleon Queen (CD), tr = Chameleon Rook (CT), sr = Chameleon Knight (CS)
Genre: Fairies, s#
Computer test: popeye 4.81
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-17 more...
22 - P1008355
Kurt Ewald
Torsten Linss

9978 Die Schwalbe 170 04/1998
P1008355
(2+9) C+
s#10
Längstzüger
1. Ld8! Le1 2. Lxe7 Ta8 3. Lf8 Ta1 4. La3 La5 5. Lb2 Th1 6. Lc1 Le1 7. Ld2 Tf1 8. Kb2 Th1 9. Kc1 Tf1 10. Lc3 Lxc3#
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WoW: "Der wLäufer erzwingt, indem er den sLäufer in seine Dienste stellt (und mit Hilfe eines schönen Abwartezuges) die Turmwanderung und schließlich den Aufbau einer Batterie. Ein Längstzüger, der lösbar ist, weil ihm ein logischer Aufbau und eine klare Strategie zugrunde liegen."
1. Ld8 Le1 2. Lxe7 Ta8 3. Lf8 Ta1 4. La3 La5 5. Lb2 Th1 6. Lc1 Le1 7. Ld2 "Jetzt sitzt der sT 'im Gefängnis' und das Mattnetz kann in aller Ruhe vorbereitet werden" (MWa)
7.- Tf1 8. Kb2 Th1 9. Kc1 Tf1 10. Lc3 Lxc3#
ABei: "Dank der Längstzüger-Bedingung kann der wL die schwarzen Puppen tanzen lassen."
"Durch die Längstzügerbedingung wird Schwarz zum Aufbau einer LT-Batterie auf der Grundreihe gezwungen. Hübsch ausgedacht!" (RJB)
12L/5P
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Keywords: Maximummer
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: popeye 4.81
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-29
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-5 more...
23 - P1008388
Oleg W. Paradsinski
10018v Die Schwalbe 171 06/1998
2. Lob
P1008388
(11+5) C+
s#8
b) sTf6 statt sSf6
a) 1. Tc1 g3 2. Tc5+ Kd6 3. Tc8+ Ke5 4. Lf5 Kxf5 5. Dg6+ Ke5 6. Te8+ Sxe8 7. Ld6+ Sxd6 8. Sc4+ Sxc4#
b) 1. Tf1 g3 2. b3 axb3 3. Lxb3 Kf5 4. Sh5+ Ke5 5. Dc7+ Td6 6. Dc5+ Td5 7. Tf6 Txc5 8. Lc3+ Txc3#
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Korrektur in "Die Schwalbe" 174, 12/1998, S.646
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Keywords: Forsberg twin, Promoted material on the board
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: 10018v Die Schwalbe 174, p. 646, 12/1998
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-29
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24 - P1008578
Arnold Beine
10338 Die Schwalbe 176 04/1999
P1008578
(2+2) C+
s#6*
Circe
Längstzüger
* 1. ... Txa2[+wSb1]#
1. Kb2! Txa2[+wSb1]+ 2. Kc1 Th2 3. Sc3 Ta2 4. Kb1 Th2 5. Ka1 Ta2+ 6. Sxa2[+sTa8] Txa2[+wSb1]#
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Gelungener 5-Steiner (WW)
HZ: Bei solchen Wenigsteinerfunden kommt Ästhetik pur voll zum Tragen.
EB: Dieses wirklich typische und ur-uralt Circe-Matt in Verbindung mit wK-Rundlauf und wS-Rückkehr im Wenigsteiner kann immer wieder erfreuen.
Keine Rochade und kein Wenigsteiner des Jahres, aber eine nette Wiederherstellung der Diagrammstellung nebst Satzmatt nach Bewegung dreier Steine (MR).
KHS: Faszinierende Zwangsläufigkeit des Ablaufs. (2.5/II)
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Keywords: Circe, Maximummer, Aristocrat, Minimal
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: popeye 4.81
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-30
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-6 more...
25 - P1008605
Michael Schreckenbach
Manfred Zucker

10378 Die Schwalbe 177 06/1999
Lob
P1008605
(9+4) C+
s#4
1. Da6! droht 2. Lc4+ Kh7 3. Ld3+ Dxd3 4. Dg6+ Dxg6#
1. ... Da1,Dg1 2. La2+ Kh7 3. Lb1+ Dxb1 4. Dg6+ Dxg6#
1. ... Dc1 2. Lb3+ Kh7 3. Lc2+ Dxc2 4. Dg6+ Dxg6#
1. ... Dc4,De1,De2,Dg2,Dh1 2. Ld5+ Kh7 3. Le4+ Dxe4 4. Dg6+ Dxg6#
1. ... Dxb5 2. Le6+ Kh7 3. Lf5+ Dxf5 4. Dg6+ Dxg6#
1. ... Dxf2 2. Df6+ Dxf6 3. Lf7+ Kh7 4. Lg6+ Dxg6#
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HJ: "Wohin die sDame auch ziehen mag, der wLäufer bleibt unter souveräner Nutzung der Diagonale a2-g8 stets Herr der Lage - ein groß angelegtes, begeisterndes Duell." Dies gefiel nicht nur AB "sehr gut". Diese sechsfache Dame-Läufer-Opposition ist eine gelungene Überarbeitung einer früheren Aufgabe des Autorenteams (6665 Thema Danicum 04/1996). Preisrichter A. Uddgren würdigte damals die fünffache D/L-Opposition, wies aber gleichzeitig darauf hin, dass die Drohung kurzzügig verläuft und eine sechste Themavariante möglich sein müsste. Wie recht er doch hatte!
SCHRECKE: 6-fache Dame-Läufer-Opposition, Erweiterung der P1216373 (2019-6-19)
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Keywords: Opposition
Genre: s#
Reprints: 10378 Die Schwalbe 190, p. 174, 08/2001
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-30
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-19 more...
26 - P1008694
Karlheinz Bachmann
10533 Die Schwalbe 179 10/1999
P1008694
(2+2) C+
s#14
Längstzüger
Circe
1. Sc3! Tf8 2. Sd5 Tf1 3. Sf4 Ta1 4. Kf5 Ta8 5. Kg4 Th8 6. Sh3+ Txh3[+wSb1] 7. Sd2 Ta3 8. Sf3+ Txf3[+wSb1] 9. Sc3 Tf8 10. Kh3 Tf1 11. Se2+ Kf2 12. Kh2 Ta1 13. Sc1 Ta8 14. Sa2 Th8#
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AB: Wenn inzwischen nicht irgendwo anders eine längere Aufgabe veröffentlicht worden ist, dürfte dies ein neuer Zuglängenrekord sein?! Zumindestens für dieses Material (GES)!
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Keywords: Circe, Maximummer, Aristocrat, Minimal
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: popeye 4.81
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-6-30
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-6 more...
27 - P1008764
Hans Moser
10633v Die Schwalbe 181 02/2000
P1008764
(11+3) C+
s#10
Ohne den wLh8 ging sofort 1.Ke3 T:e5#, somit muss der Läufer geopfert werden:
1. De3+ Td4! 2. Tb3 Kd6 3. De6+ Kc7! 4. Dc8+ Kd6 5. Dd8+ Kc5 6. De7+ Td6 7. Ld4+ Kxd4 8. Td3+ Kc5 9. De5+ Td5 10. Ke3 Txe5#
1. ... Kd6? 2. De6+ Kc7! 3. Dc8+ Kd6 4. Dd8 Kc5 5. Ld4+ Txd4 6. De7+ Td6 7. De5+ Td5 8. Ke3 Txe5#
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Korrektur in "Die Schwalbe" 199, 02/2003, Seite 49.
Die ehemals 4. ehrende Erwähnung wurde im endgültigen Preisbericht wieder aberkannt.
Anton Baumann: ursprüngliche Autorabsicht s#11: 1.De7+ Td6 2.De3+ Td4 …
Diese ursprüngliche Version wurde ausgezeichnet. Während der Einsprachefrist wurde festgestellt, dass das erste Zugpaar gar nicht nötig ist, weil 1.De3+ Kd6!? kein Schaden ist (s#8):
1.De3+ Kd6 2.De6+ Kc7! 3.Dc8+ Kd6 4.Dd8 Kc5 5.Ld4+ Txd4 6.De7+ Td6 7.De5+ Td5 8.Ke3 Txe5#
Der Preisrichter fand die 10-zügige Form nicht mehr auszeichnungswürdig. (2019-7-16)
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Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: 10633 Die Schwalbe 196, p. 495, 08/2002
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-7-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-17 more...
28 - P1009163
Jorma Pitkänen
Henry Tanner

11319 Die Schwalbe 192 12/2001
P1009163
(8+5) C+
s#11
1. g8=D+ Lb8 2. Da2+ La7 3. Dg2 Lb8 4. Sf2 Ka7! 5. h7 Ka8 6. h8=D Ka7 7. Dg8 Ka8 8. Ld6 Ka7 9. c7 Lxc7 10. Da2+ Kb8 11. Da6 Lxd6#
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"Präzise wie ein Uhrwerk - eine herrliche Weihnachtsknobelei" war dies für KHS, dem an dieser Stelle einmal besonders für seine häufigen Kommentare gedankt sei.
"Die ersten vier weißen Züge, die das Mattnest bereiten, sind sofort klar, aber dann wird's kniffliger" fand AB.
Hingegen fand KHS den Auswahlzug 7.Dg8 (nicht 7.Df8) und WW erst den 9. Zug schwierig.
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Keywords: Promotion in the key, konsekutive Umwandlungen 2
Genre: s#
Computer test: M. Schreckenbach: Gustav 4.1 a
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-7-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-19 more...
29 - P1009262
Manfred Zucker
11488 Die Schwalbe 195 06/2002
Lob
P1009262
(6+4)
s#15
1. Lh4 Kb6 2. Lf2+ Ka6 3. Kd4 Kb6 4. Kd5+ Ka6 5. Te3 Kb6 6. Te4+ Ka6 7. Sc4 Kb5 8. Sd6+ Ka6 9. Te3 Kb6 10. Te6+ Ka6 11. Le1 Kb6 12. La5+ Ka6 13. Lc3 Kb6 14. Ld4+ Ka6 15. Dc4+ Tb5#
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Nach erfolgreichen Käfigbau um den weißen König gibt die schwarze Batterie das erwartete Doppelschachmatt. Die wenigen Löser zollten Beifall: "Schöne Komposition" (RL) und "wieder ein Meisterstück von MZ" (KHS). Dem Autor ging es hier um eine Erweiterung des Fluchtfeld-Tasks: im Diagramm sind nicht nur alle acht Nachbarfelder des wKönig für diesen frei zugänglich, sondern ein großes Rechteck um den König (6x7 Felder) ist frei von Figuren. Der eigentliche Fluchtfeld-Task im Selbstmatt wurde durch das Selbstmatt-Thematurnier auf dem WCCC Netanya 1999 populär, aber sicher war dort niemandem bewußt, dass die Erstdarstellung damals genau 100 Jahre zurück lag. Unter dem Motto "Der vereinsamte König "veröffentlichte Hieronymus Fischer am 23.7.1899 eine derartige Aufgabe (P1090013) und erzählte dazu eine Geschichte über den Freitod von König Ludwig II. (Kg2) im Starnberger See (Fläche a1-h4). Lösung: 1.Se3 h6 2.Sf1 g4 3.Sf4 g3 4.Lf3 h5 5.Sh3 h4 6.Lg1 b6 7.Lb7 L:b7#
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Keywords: Fluchtfeld-Task, Self-incarceration, double-check mate
Genre: s#
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2003-7-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-9 more...
30 - P1009569
Horst Bäcker
3225 Problemkiste (87-88) 07/1993
P1009569
(8+8) C+
s#15*
* 1. ... Th7 2. Tg7+ Kh8 3. e8=L Txg7#
1. e8=L! Th7 2. Tg7+ Kf8 3. Lb5 Th8 4. Tf7+ Kg8 5. Lxc4 Th7 6. Tg7+ Kf8 7. Lb5 Th8 8. c4 Tg8 9. c5 Th8 10. c6! Ke8 11. c7+ Kf8 12. Tf7+ Kg8 13. c8=S Th7 14. Se7+ Kh8 15. Tg7 Txg7#
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Der sT sträubt sich lange, aber letzlich vergeblich gegen die sich allmählich zuziehende Schlinge (Manfred Seidel). Das war ganz schön schwer, oder habe ich mich nur so dumm angestellt?(Hans Moser).
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Keywords: under-promotion (LS), Promotion in the key
Genre: s#
Computer test: M. Schreckenbach: Gustav 4.0 i
Input: HBae, 2003-9-27
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-9 more...
31 - P1013817
Hans Gruber
Theodor Steudel

17) Problemkiste 50 07/1987
P1013817
(1+3) C+
ser-s#17
Madrasi rex inklusiv
1. Kc1 2. Kb1 3. Ka2 4. Kb3 5. Kc4 6. Kd5 7. Ke6 8. Kf7 9. Kg8 10. Kxh8 11. Kg7 12. Kf6 13. Ke5 14. Kd4 15. Kc3 16. Kd2 17. Ke1 d2#
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Keywords: Madrasi (Rex inklusiv), Series mover, Rex solus (w)
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 3.61 (2019-5-29)
Input: Hans Gruber, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-30 more...
32 - P1015306
Josef Moravec
1805 Casopis ceskoslovenskych sachistu 10/1915
P1015306
(3+3) C+
s#6
1. Df6! Kh5 2. Dg6+ Kh4 3. Df5 Kg3 4. Se6 Kh4 5. Sf4 Kg3 6. Sg2 hxg2#
1. ... Kg3 2. Df5 Kh4 3. Sg6+ Kg3 4. Df7 Kg4 5. Dd5 Kg3 6. Dg2+ hxg2#
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Opferwechsel von Dame und Springer.
0214

in 'Casopsis' falsch unterm Diagramm "Samomat 3. tahem", bei den Lösungen 12/1915 aber richtig als 6-Züger.

laut 'Casopsis' wurde der Autor zu dieser Aufgabe durch Shinkmans inkorrekte P1259808 inspiriert
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Keywords: Opferwechsel
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-6-8 more...
33 - P1015474
Johannes Jacob Burbach
Zwolsche Courant 28/12/1940
P1015474
(4+2) C+
s#3
1. Lg2 h4 2. 0-0 h3 3. Lh1 h2#
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Platzwechsel wT/wL.
Trotz des Mehrsteines gefällt die früher publizierte Nr.0191 besser

Duplicate Diagram: P1365166

0607
Henrik Juel: Is the earlier published 'Nr.0191' in the PDB? (2019-6-30)
Alfred Pfeiffer: Maybe the P1015480 is meant. (2019-7-1)
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Keywords: Interchange (TL), Castling (wk), anticipated (P1365166)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
Reprints: 1012 Selbstmatt-Miniaturen Reflexmatt-Miniaturen 2003
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-1 more...
34 - P1015567
Frank Müller
541 harmonie 12/1999
P1015567
(5+2) C+
s#12
1. Te2! Kc5 2. Dc7+ Kd4 3. Da7+ Kc4 4. De7 Kd4 5. Td2+ Kc4 6. Tbb2 Kc3 7. Da3+ Kc4 8. Db3+ Kc5 9. Db6+ Kc4 10. Ka3 Kc3 11. Dc7+ Tc5 12. Da5+ Txa5#
3. ... Tc5 4. Dg7+ Te5 5. Ka3 Kc5 6. Dc7+ Kd4 7. Db6+,Da7+ Tc5 8. Tbb2 Kc3 9. Tbc2+ Kd3,Kd4 10. Tcd2+ Kc3 11. Da5+ Txa5#
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Oneliner-Asymmetrie. Vgl. Nr. ref{0198/0199}.
2453
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Keywords: Aristocrat, Asymmetrical solution, Oneliner (a2g8), Symmetrical position
Genre: s#
Computer test: SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force (2019-5-12)
Reprints: 1105 Selbstmatt-Miniaturen Reflexmatt-Miniaturen 2003
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-13 more...
35 - P1015589
Valery Surkov
7633 feenschach 131 01-05/1999
P1015589
(4+3) C+
s#7
1. De1+! Kc2 2. De2+ Kc1 3. De3+ Kc2 4. Td2+ Kc1 5. Td4+ Kc2 6. Dd3+ Kc1 7. Tb4 Dxa1#
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Platzwechsel wD/wT.
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Keywords: Interchange (DT)
Genre: s#
Computer test: M. Schreckenbach: Gustav 4.0 i
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-2 more...
36 - P1015590
Aleksandr Azhusin
25 Die Schwalbe 177, p. 129, 06/1999
2. Lob
180. Thematurnier
PR: Manfred Zucker
P1015590
(5+2) C+
s#7
1. Te5+ Td3 2. Da5 Kf2 3. De1+ Kf3 4. Tf5+ Kg4 5. De4+ Kh3 6. Tf3+ Txf3 7. Lf1+ Txf1#
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Platzwechsel sK/sT.
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Keywords: Interchange (kt), Checking key, White correction, Sacrifice of white pieces
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-21 more...
37 - P1015592
Leonardo G. Perrone
Gaspar J. Perrone

7728 feenschach 06-08/1999
P1015592
(5+2) C+
s#7
1. Dd7+! Kb8 2. Ld6+ Ka8 3. Ta5+ Da6 4. Dc8+ Ka7 5. Lb8+ Ka8 6. Le5+ Ka7 7. Lb2 Dxa5#
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Platzwechsel wD/sK.
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Keywords: Interchange (Dk), Aristocrat
Genre: s#
Computer test: M. Schreckenbach: Gustav 4.0 i
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-2 more...
38 - P1016267
Valery Surkov
6921 feenschach 119 01-09/1996
P1016267
(5+2) C+
s#7
1. Db5+! Ka3 2. Da5+ Kb3 3. Td3+ Kc4 4. Dd5+ Kb4 5. Tb3+ Ka4 6. Tb1 Ka3 7. Da2+ Txa2#
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1807
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Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-2 more...
39 - P1016641
Hartmut Brozus
11889 Die Schwalbe 201 06/2003
P1016641
(3+4) C+
s#11
1. Dd4+ Ka2 2. Lc4+ Ka3 3. Dc3+ Ka4 4. Ld3 c5 5. Dxc5 c6 6. Dc4+ Ka3 7. Kb1 a4,c5 8. Ka1 c5,a4 9. Db5 c4 10. Lb1 c3 11. Db2+ cxb2#
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Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-24 more...
40 - P1016686
Andrey Selivanov
The Ural's Problemist 01-03/2002
2. Preis
P1016686
(4+2) C+
s#12
1. c8=D+! Ka7 2. c7 b5 3. Db8+ Ka6 4. c8=L+ Ka5 5. Dc7+ Ka4 6. Ld7 Kb4 7. Lg4 Ka4 8. Ld1+ Kb4 9. Ka1 Ka3 10. Df4 b4 11. Lc2 b3 12. Lb1 b2#
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Keywords: konsekutive Umwandlungen 2 (DL), Promotion in the key, under-promotion, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Input: Selbstmatt-Miniaturen/Reflexmatt-Miniaturen, 2004-5-1
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-5-31 more...
41 - P1016875
Boris Shorokhov
598v Shakhmatnaya Kompozitsiya 01-03/1996
P1016875
(9+8) cooked
s#2*
* 1. ... Sa2 2. Txa2 h2#
* 1. ... Sc2 2. Txc2 h2#
1. c8=D? Sc6 2. Dce8 h2#
1. ... Sxd5 2. Df5 h2#
1. ... Ka4 2. Dxa6 h2# (stimmt das?)
1. ... Sd3!
1. c8=S! Sc6 2. De8 h2#
1. ... Sxd5 2. Dg5 h2#
1. ... Sd3 2. Dxd3 h2#
1. ... Ka4 2. Sxd6 h2#
Das scheitert alles an 1. ... dxe5!
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Version zu P1365757, erschienen in Notation im Lösungsteil von Heft 07-09/1996, S.53, dort eindeutig wSe5 - evtl. ein Übertragungsfehler?!
unlösbar
UL
Anton Baumann: Aus der Lösungsangabe kann abgeleitet werden, dass der wSe5 nach a5 versetzt werden muss.
So stimmt auch die Verführung: 1.c8=D? Ka4 2.Dxa6 h2#. 1. … Sd3!
Computerprüfung mit wSa5 (statt e5): Gustav 4.0i brute force: C+ (2019-7-22)
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Genre: s#
Input: Frank Müller, 2004-5-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2019-7-22 more...
42 - P1017449
Mykola Nagnibida
3249 Shakhmatnaya Kompozitsiya 01-02/2004
P1017449
(9+9) cooked
s#7
1. Ld4! Tg6 2. Df3+ Tg2 3. Kc1 b6,h6 4. Ld1 h6,b6 5. Lb3 axb3 6. Df1+ Tg1 7. Lb2 Txf1#
1. ... b6 2. Kc1 Tg6 3. Df3+ Tg2 4. Ld1
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SCHRECKE: Auf b2 muß wohl ein wL stehen. Dann geht folgende Lösung:
1.Ld4! Tg6 2.Df3+ Tg2 3.Kc1 b6,h6 4.Ld1 h6,b6 5.Lb3 a:b3 6.Df1+ Tg1 7.Lb2 T:f1#
1. ... b6 2.Kc1 Tg6 3.Df3+ Tg2 4.Ld1 usw. w.o. (2019-8-2)
Mario Richter: im Originaldiagramm steht tatsächlich ein wS, und in den nachfolgenden Heften habe ich auch keine Korrektur gefunden. 'Schreckes' Lösung 1. Ld4 usw. ist die "offizielle AL" ... (2019-8-2)
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Keywords: no solution
Genre: s#
Input: Frank Müller, 2004-5-12
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2019-8-3 more...
43 - P1017571
Jens Guballa
12303 Die Schwalbe 207 06/2004
3. ehrende Erwähnung
P1017571
(16+14) C+
BP in 15,0
1. c4 Sc6 2. c5 Se5 3. c6 f6 4. cxb7 Kf7 5. b8=T Lb7 6. h4 Ld5 7. h5 c6 8. h6 Db6 9. hxg7 Sh6 10. g8=T Lg7 11. Tgc8 Sg6 12. Tc7 Tc8 13. Tcb7 Tc7 14. Tg8 Tf8 15. Tb8 Tc8
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Platzwechsel der wUTTb8 und g8. sTf8 kommt von a8, sTc8 von h8.
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Keywords: Unique Proof Game, Interchange (TT)
Genre: Retro
Computer test: Natch 2.2 Copyright (C) 1997,98,99,2001,2002,2003 Pascal Wassong
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2004-6-13
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-2 more...
44 - P1017849
Ferenc Fleck
? 1950
3. Preis
P1017849
(11+8)
#2

BS Problemid: 2681
Authors: Fleck, Ferenc
Sources:
Years: 1950
Wikipedianer: Thematurnier der Budapester Schachvereinigung 1950, 3. Preis, gemäß Fleck: Ein Lebenslauf, in Problemen erzählt, S. 31, Diagramm Nr. 100 (2019-7-29)
Henrik Juel: C+ by Popeye 4.61
1.Se3 thr. 2.Sxg4# (2019-7-29)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (2681)
Genre: 2#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
45 - P1017850
Ferenc Fleck

2. Platz
P1017850
(9+11)
#2

BS Problemid: 2682
Authors: Fleck, Ferenc
Sources:
Years: 1950
Wikipedianer: Bulletin Ouvrier des Echecs 1950, 2. Preis, gemäß Fleck: Ein Lebenslauf, in Problemen erzählt, S. 26, Diagramm Nr. 78 (2019-7-29)
Henrik Juel: C+ by Popeye 4.61
1.Db2 thr. 2.Dd2# (2019-7-29)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (2682)
Genre: 2#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
46 - P1017897
Ferenc Fleck
Parallele 50 1950
P1017897
(12+9)
#2
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (2729)
Genre: 2#
Reprints: 75 Ein Lebenslauf, in Problemen erzählt [Fleck] , p. 25, 1991
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-7-30 more...
47 - P1018975
Cecil Alfred Lucas Bull

P1018975
(7+6)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3812
Authors: Bull, Cecil Alfred Lucas
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 0000
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Se6! (2.Dd4+ L:d4+ 3.Se3+ L:e3#)
1. ... Le1 2.Dd2+ L:d2 3.Se3+ L:e3#
1. ... Ld2 2.Dg5+ L:g5 3.Se3+ L:e3#
1. ... Ld4 2.Sc7+ Kc5 3.Sb2 L:e3# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3812)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
48 - P1018981
William A. Shinkman

P1018981
(6+7)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3818
Authors: Shinkman, William A
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 0000
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Tf2! g4 2.Df3 g:f3 3.Kd1 K:f2#, 2. ... g3 3.Dd1 g:f2#
1. ... g:h4 2.D:h3 T:h3 3.T:g2+ K:g2# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3818)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
49 - P1018984
Karl Wilhelm Winkler
Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
P1018984
(10+9)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3821
Authors: Winkler, KW
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 0000
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Lc7! (2.Db6 a5,d2 3.Dd6+ S:d6#)
1. ... d2 2.b8S+ K:e6 3.De4+ Se5#, 2. ... Kc8 3.Sd6+ S:d6#
1. ... Kc6 2.Dh1+ Kb5 3.Sd6+ S:d6#, 2. ... Kd7 3.Dd5+ Sd6#
1. ... K:e6 2.Se7+ K:e7 3.Db4+ Sd6# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3821)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2011-8-12 more...
50 - P1019017
Olof Wilhelm Robert Sahlberg

P1019017
(11+7) C+
s#3
1. Db1! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Lxf7 2. Lc8 Lxa7 3. Db6+ Lxb6#
2. ... Txb8 3. a8=S+ Txa8#
1. ... Lh7 2. Thxh7 Lxa7 3. Db6+ Lxb6#
2. ... Txb8 3. a8=S+ Txa8#
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BS Problemid: 3855
Authors: Sahlberg, R
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1881
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3855)
Genre: s#
Computer test: M. Schreckenbach: Gustav 4.0 i
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2019-8-3 more...
51 - P1019052
Edgar Bettmann
Henry Wald Bettmann

Jamaica Gleaner 1887
P1019052
(12+5)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3890
Authors: Bettmann, Edgar
Bettmann, Henry Wald
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1887
Sally: 1. Sh1 - Lc5, 2. Sb3+ - Kd3, 3. Sf2+ - Lxf2#.
1. Sh1 - Lb5, 2. Sb3+ - Kd3, 3. Sf2+ - Lxf2#.
1. Sh1 - Lb8, 2. Df6+ - Le5, 3. Bg6 - Lxf6# (2012-3-5)
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force (2019-8-3)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3890)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2015-9-2 more...
52 - P1019054
John Frederick Keeble
Leeds Mercury 1887
P1019054
(7+7)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3892
Authors: Keeble, John F
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1887
SCHRECKE: 1.e:f7! (Zugzwang)
1. ... e5 2.f8D+ Kg5 3.Le6 Sg3#
1. ... e6 2.S:e6 K:e6 3.d8D Sg3#
2. ... Kg6 3.f8D Sg3#
2. ... Ke7 3.f8T Sg3#
1. ... Kg7 2.Se6+ Kg6 3.f8D Sg3#
2. ... Kf6,Kh6 3.f8S Sg3#
2. ... Kh8 3.(fast) ~ Sg3# (2019-8-3)
Henrik Juel: The only slight flaw occurs after 1... Kg7 2.Se6+ Kh8?
Now Black has immobilized his own king, so 14 white moves permit 3... Sg3#
Apart from this the problem is C+ by Popeye 4.61 (2019-8-3)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3892)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2015-1-13 more...
53 - P1019063
Walter B. Bull
Jamaica Gleaner 1888
P1019063
(6+8)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3901
Authors: Bull, WB
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1888
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Lf6! (2.Td1+ c:d1~ 3.Db1+ a:b1~#)
1. ... c3 2.L:g5+ h:g5 3.Db2+ c:b2#
1. ... Db7 2.Df4+ g:f4 3.Lb2+ D:b2# (2019-8-3)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3901)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2011-10-28 more...
54 - P1019066
Edward John Winter-Wood
Leeds Mercury 1888
P1019066
(9+2)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3904
Authors: Winter-Wood, Edward John
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1888
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Dd7! (Zugzwang)
1. ... D:f6 2.Dc6+ D:c6 3.Tb5+ D:b5#
1. ... Dg7,D:h7,D:f8 2.De7+ D:e7 3.La7+ D:a7#
1. ... Dg8 2.Tc4+ D:c4 3.Db5+ D:b5# (2019-8-3)
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Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
55 - P1019074
George James Slater
British Chess Magazine 1890-1891
P1019074
(12+4) C+
s#3
1. La5! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Txa7 2. Lb6+ cxb6 3. Da1+ Txa1#
1. ... Lxa7 2. Dh4+ Ke5 3. Dh8+ Txh8#
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J. Balsamo: Correct source: 1578 British Chess Magazine ii/1901
Took part in formal BCM s# tourney 1900-01. Excluded by judges because of anticipation by Shinkman (wKh1 Qg4 Ba7,e4 Sb7,d5 Pd3,e7,f5,g2,h7 bKe5 Ra8 Bb8 1.Qd1). Award pp. 377-84, composer names p. 421. Motto: “Ben Bolt.” (2007-2-11)
A.Buchanan: The anticipation mentioned by J.Balsamo is P1297094 from 1898. This is cooked, by virtue of promotion duals in White's second and third moves. It is partially repaired in P1019255, which also appears in "Les Mille et un Mats Inverses", but that still includes the promotion dual in White's 3rd move. Slater's composition, which surely must have been derived from Shinkman's original, is turned into a block, excludes both the promotion duals, and is to my mind cleaner as it has wD doing the checking in opposite corners in the two lines. The key is also attractive as it blocks the line which sT will later take. Maybe it could be considered now as a correction of P1297094 & P1019255, but I don't know the circumstances, which are perhaps described in 1001s#. (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3912)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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56 - P1019079
Theodor Schweninger
La Strategie 1890-1892
P1019079
(10+7)
s#3
1. Lb4! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Lxb1 2. Df2+ Kd3 3. Dxe2+ Dxe2#
1. ... De4,De5,De6,Dg8 2. Sd5+ Dxd5 3. Ld2+ Dxd2#
1. ... De7,D:c8 2. Lc5+ Dxc5 3. Dc3+ Dxc3#
1. ... Dh8 2. Dd4+ Dxd4 3. Ld2+ Dxd2#
1. ... Dxb5,Dc6 2. Lc5+ Dxc5 3. Dc3+ Dxc3#
Dual 2. Sd5+ Dxd5 3. Ld2+ Dxd2#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3917)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
57 - P1019080
John Frederick Keeble
Leeds Mercury 1890
P1019080
(7+7)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3918
Authors: Keeble, John F
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1890
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.e6! (Zugzang)
1. ... Kc7 2.Sd5+ Kb8 3.La7+ T:a7#
1. ... T~ 2.Sd7+ T:d7 3.La7+ T:a7#
1. ... Sf6,Sf8 2.S:d7+ S:d7 3.e:d7 Lb7# (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3918)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2015-1-6 more...
58 - P1019081
Edgar Bettmann
Henry Wald Bettmann


P1019081
(12+10)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3919
Authors: Bettmann, Edgar
Bettmann, Henry Wald
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1890-1891
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.L:b4! (2.Th8 ~ 3.De6+ K:e6#, 2. ... De5,Te5 3.Dc4+ K:c4#)
1. ... Da1,Da2,Da3 2.Dd7+ Kc4+ 3.Db5+ T:b5#
1. ... Te5,T:g5 2.S:f4+ Kd4+ 3.Dc5+ T:c5#
1. ... De5 2.Td8+ Dd6 3.De6+ K:e6#
1. ... f:g5 2.Te5+ K:e5 3.De6+ K:e6#
2. ... D:e5,T:e5 3.Dc4+ K:c4# (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3919)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
59 - P1019082
Moritz Ehrenstein
Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
P1019082
(11+8)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3920
Authors: Ehrenstein, M
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1890-1891
SCHRECKE: 1.Dd7! (2.D:c8 Tg1,Th2#)
1. ... D:d7 2.Le2+ Dd3 3.Tc1 Tg1,Th2,D:e2#
1. ... Df8,Dg8 2.Df7+ D:f7 3.g:f7 Tg1,Th2#
1. ... D:c5 2.b:c5 K:c5 3.De6 Tg1,Th2#
1. ... Da6 2.Db5+ D:b5 3.T:b5 Tg1,Th2#
1. ... Da8 2.De6+,Df7+ (Dual) Dd5 3.e:d5 Tg1,Th2# (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3920)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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60 - P1019085
James Rayner
Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
P1019085
(12+12)
s#3

BS Problemid: 3923
Authors: Rayner, James
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1890-1891
SCHRECKE: 1.Sc5! (2.Sd6+ e:d6#)
1. ... D:e2 2.Da6+ K:c5 3.L:e3+ D:e3#
1. ... e:f5 2.Db3+ K:c5 3.Dd5+ D:d5#
1. ... T:f7 2.D:d3+ K:c5 3.Dd6+ e:d6#
1. ... T:c6 2.Da4+ K:c5 3.Dd4+ D:d4#
1. ... Se4 2.T:c2+ Sc3 3.Sd6+ e:d6#
oder 2.b3+ Kc3 3.S:e4+ D:e4# (Dual) (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3923)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Frank Müller, 2015-1-13 more...
61 - P1019090
William A. Shinkman
The Atlanta Sunny South 8 23/05/1891
1. Preis
1890-1891
P1019090
(8+4) C+
s#3
1. Td5! droht 2. Td4+ cxd4 3. Df5+ Kxf5#
1. ... Kxd5! 2. Dc8 droht 3. De6+ Kxe6#
2. ... Kxc4+ 3. Db7 Lxb7#
2. ... Ke4 3. Df5+ Kxf5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3928)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-5 more...
62 - P1019095
Moritz Ehrenstein
The Chess Monthly 1891-1895
P1019095
(8+9)
s#3
1. Db5! droht 2. a8=S+ Txa8#
1. ... cxb5 2. Se8+ Kc6 3. a8=D,L+ Txa8#
1. ... c5 2. Da5+ Kc6 3. a8=D,L+ Txa8#
1. ... Ta8 2. Db8+ Txb8 3. a8=S+ Txa8#
1. ... Sxe6 2. Se8+ Kd7 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
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Cook: Umwandlungsdual
Henrik Juel: The promotion dual after 1... cxb5,c5 is the only flaw (2019-8-5)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3933), under-promotion, Promotion (D,L,S)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
63 - P1019104
B. M. Foster
2952 Brownson's Chess Journal 05/1891
P1019104
(8+4) C+
s#3
1. Ld5! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Sxa3 2. Tb6+ axb6 3. Lxa3 b5#
1. ... Sd4 2. Tb6+ axb6 3. Txd4 b5#
1. ... Sd6 2. Lb7+ Sxb7 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
1. ... Sc7 2. Te6+ Sxe6 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3942)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: 685 Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
64 - P1019105
Walter Irving Kennard
Dubuque Chess Journal 1891
P1019105
(10+6) C+
s#3
1. Dg1! (Zugzwang)
1. ... d4 2. De3+ dxe3 3. Txg8 e2#
1. ... Lh7 2. Sf2+ Ke3 3. Sc2+ bxc2,Lxc2#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3943)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
65 - P1019107
Frank Melville Teed
Dubuque Chess Journal 1891
P1019107
(8+2) C+
s#3
1. Lb3! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Lxg2 2. De5+ Kxf3 3. De2+ Kxe2#
1. ... Kxf3 2. De1 Lxg2 3. De2+ Kxe2#
2. ... Kxg2 3. Df1+ Kxf1#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3945)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
66 - P1019109
John Frederick Keeble
Hackney Mercury 1891
P1019109
(8+7) C+
s#3
1. b3! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Sb2,Sb6 2. Dc4+ Sxc4 3. Le4+ Lxe4#
1. ... Sc3,Sc5 2. De4+ Sxe4 3. Lxe4+ Lxe4#
1. ... Txa6 2. Dg6+ Txg6 3. Le4+ Lxe4#
1. ... Txb7 2. Dc3+ Sxc3 3. Sb4+ Txb4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3947)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: 686 Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
67 - P1019115
Benjamin Glover Laws
Jamaica Gleaner 1891
P1019115
(8+7) C+
s#3
1. Ke1! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Sd1,Sc4 2. De3+ Sxe3 3. Sc2+ Lxc3#
1. ... Ta2 2. De2+ dxe2 3. Sd3+ Sxd3#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3953)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
68 - P1019117
Emile Leonard Pradignat
La Strategie 1891
P1019117
(9+14)
s#3
1. Dh4! droht 2. Txc4+ Sexc4#
1. ... b2 2. Sb3+ Txb3 3. Txc4+ Sexc4#
1. ... Lf3 2. Sc6+ Lxc6 3. Txc4+ Sexc4#
1. ... Dxg8,Df7 2. Txd6+ Ld5 3. Kg3+ Sg4#
2. ... Dd5 3. Txc4+ Sxc4#
1. ... Ld5 2. Txc4+ Lxc4,Sdxc4 3. Kg3+ Sg4#
Dual 2. Sc6+ Lxc6 3. Txc4+ Sexc4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3955)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
69 - P1019126
Mrs. W. J. Baird
British Chess Magazine 1893
P1019126
(15+4) C+
s#3
1. La8! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Dxa8,Db7,Df7 2. Tc5+ Dd5 3. f4+ gxf4#
1. ... Db8,Dc7 2. Ld6+ Dxd6 3. d4+ Dxd4#
1. ... Dxg7 2. Txg5+ Dxg5+ 3. f4+ Dxf4#
1. ... Dxa6 2. Da1+ Dxa1 3. d4+ Dxd4#
1. ... De7 2. Tc5+ Dxc5+ 3. d4+ Dxd4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3964)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
70 - P1019128
Hugo Rohr
Deutsches Wochenschach 1893
P1019128
(12+6) C+
s#3
1. Le8! droht 2. Dd5+ Kxd5 3. Se3+ Sxe3#
1. ... Txd1 2. Lf7+ Td5+ 3. Ke4 f5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3966)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-6 more...
71 - P1019131
Frederick Richard Gittins
source? 1893
P1019131
(8+10) C+
s#3
1. Lg1! droht 2. Sd6+ Kxd3 3. Txg3+ Lxg3#
1. ... Sxd2 2. Tc8+ Kxd3 3. Df3+ Sxf3#
1. ... Lxg1 2. Sd6+ Kxd3 3. Td4+ Lxd4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3969)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: 753 Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
72 - P1019136
Robert Gavin Thomson
Hackney Mercury 1894
P1019136
(10+8) C+
s#3
1. Df3! g5 2. Sf7+ Sxf7 3. Dd5+ exd5#
1. ... Sf7 2. Dc3+ Ke4 3. Sd6+ Sxd6#
1. ... Lxg8 2. Df6+ Ke4 3. Dxe6+ Lxe6#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3974)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
73 - P1019145
Jacob Andersen Broholm
Nationaltidende 1894
P1019145
(5+6)
s#3
1. Sc5! droht 2. Sxa4 Tg1#
1. ... Ld1 2. Ld3 Lxe2+,Lc2,Lb3,La4 3. Lxe2,Lxc2,Sxb3,Sxa4 Tg1#
1. ... Lc6 2. Lh3 droht 3. Lxg2+ Lxg2#
2. ... La4 3. Sxa4 Tg1#
2. ... Lb5 3. Sxb5 Tg1#
2. ... Le8 3. Sxe8 Tg1#
2. ... Ld7 3. Lxd7,Sxd7 (Dual) Tg1#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3983)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
74 - P1019147
Emile Leonard Pradignat
125 ABC des Echecs [Preti] 1895
P1019147
(10+4)
s#3
1. Sb6! droht 2. Dg3+ Kd4 3. Dxe3+ Kxe3#
2. ... Kf6 3. Dg5+ Kxg5#
1. ... Kd6+ 2. Dg7 Kc5,Kc7 3. De5+ Lxe5#
1. ... Kd4 2. De4+ Kc3 3. Dxb4+ Kxb4#
2. ... Kc5+ 3. De5+ Lxe5#
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Cook: Dual:
2. Dc6 droht 3. Dc5+ Kxc5#
2. ... Ke5 3. Dd6+ Kxd6# (Schrecke)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3985)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
75 - P1019159
Roger John Wright
British Chess Magazine 1896
P1019159
(10+8) C+
s#3
1. Da4! droht 2. Sxe5+ Txe5 3. Dc6+,De8+
1. ... Sxh4 2. Dxe4+ Sf5+ 3. Lh7+ Dxh7#
1. ... Td4 2. Dc6+ Td6 3. Sxe5+ Lxe5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (3997)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
76 - P1019167
Walter Gleave
Leeds Mercury 1897
P1019167
(8+7) C+
s#3
1. Kd7! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Lc7 2. Sxh7+ Txh7+ 3. De7+ Txe7#
1. ... Tg8 2. Dxh6+ Tg7+ 3. Kd8 Lc7#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4005)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-8 more...
77 - P1019168
Arthur E. Mercer
Leeds Mercury 1897
P1019168
(9+4) C+
s#3
1. Dc2! (Zugzwang)
1. ... dxc2 2. Ta1 c1=D,T,L,S 3. Tg8+ Lxf3#
1. ... d2 2. Da2 dxc1=D,T,L,S 3. Tg8+ Lxf3#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4006)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
78 - P1019175
Mrs. W. J. Baird
British Chess Magazine 1898
P1019175
(11+9) C+
s#3
1. Sc2! (Zugzwang)
1. ... dxc2 2. Lc1 Lxb5,Txb5 3. Dd4+ Kxd4#
1. ... dxe2 2. Se1 Lxb5,Txb5 3. Dd4+ Kxd4#
1. ... Txb5 2. Lxb7+ Lxb7 3. Dc4+ Kxc4#
1. ... Lxb5 2. Sb4+ axb4 3. Dd4+ Kxd4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4013)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
79 - P1019180
Luigi Vianello
Ruy Lopez 1899
P1019180
(10+10) cooked
s#3
1. Dh8! droht 2. g8=D,L+ ... 3. Dd4+ cxd4#
1. ... Te7+ 2. Le4+ Sxe4 3. Td6+ Sxd6#
1. ... Txg7 2. Dxg7 ... 3. Dd4+ cxd4#
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Cook: Nebenlösung:
1. g8=D,L+ Sf7,Tf7 2. Dhh8
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4018), Promotion (D,L), under-promotion
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
80 - P1019184
Jesper Jespersen
British Chess Magazine 1900-1901
P1019184
(11+13) C+
s#3
1. Ta5! droht 2. Db8+ Txb8 3. Txc3+ Lxc3#
1. ... Le4 2. Dxc3+ Lxc3+ 3. Kxe4+ Dxf4,Txf4#
1. ... Lf5 2. Dxc3+ Lxc3+ 3. Kxf5+ Dxf4,Txf4#
1. ... Txc2 2. Dxc3+ Txc3 3. Tc5+ Txc5#
1. ... Tb8 2. Db7+ Txb7 3. Txc3+ Lxc3#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4022)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
81 - P1019185
Eduard Mazel
British Chess Magazine 1900-1901
P1019185
(10+6) C+
s#3
1. Dh2! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Dc5,Dd6,D:d8 2. Sxd4+ Dxd4 3. Df2+ Dxf2#
1. ... Dh6,Dh8 2. Sh4+ Dxh4 3. Df2+ Dxf2#
1. ... De7,De8 2. Ld1+ De2+ 3. Kg1 Dxd1#
1. ... Dg7,Dg8 2. Dh1+ Dg2+ 3. Ke1 Dxh1#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4023)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
82 - P1019186
Jacob Schumer
British Chess Magazine 1900-1901
P1019186
(11+9) C+
s#3
1. Dg3! droht 2. Sb5+ Txb5 3. De5+ Txe5#
1. ... Dxd3 2. Df4+ De4+ 3. De5+ Dxe5#
1. ... Lxd3 2. Sc6+ Ke4 3. Tc4+ Lxc4#
1. ... Sxg3 2. Sf5+ Sxf5 3. Lg7+ Sxg7#
1. ... Tc2,Txd2 2. Sb5+ Dxb5 3. De5+ Dxe5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4024)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2019-8-14 more...
83 - P1019198
George James Slater
British Chess Magazine 1900-1901
Ehrende Erwähnung
P1019198
(9+2) C+
s#3
1. Lg2! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Da1,Db2,Dxb6,Dxg1 2. Sd4+ Dxd4 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
1. ... De1,Dxc2 2. Le4+ Dxe4 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
1. ... Da2,Db3 2. Dg6+ Kf4 3. Df7+ Dxf7#
1. ... Dc1 2. Df3+ Df4 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
1. ... Df1 2. Lh3+ Dxh3 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
1. ... Db5 2. Dh3+ Kf4+ 3. Lg5+ Dxg5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4036)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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84 - P1019199
George James Slater
British Chess Magazine 1900-1901
Ehrende Erwähnung
P1019199
(9+9)
s#3
1. Th3! droht 2. Da4+ Txa4 3. Sc5+ bxc5#
1. ... La2 2. Dc4+ Lxc4 3. Sc5+ bxc5#
1. ... Lxc2 2. Dd3+ Lxd3 3. Sc5+ bxc5#
1. ... Sg3 2. De2+ Sxe2 3. Sc5+ bxc5#
1. ... Dd8 2. Dd3+ Dxd3 3. Sc5+ bxc5#
1. ... b5 2. f3+ Kd3 3. Dxb5+ Txb5#
1. ... c5 2. Dxb7+ Dxb7,Txb7 3. Sxc5+ bxc5#
Dual 2. Sxc5+ bxc5+ 3. Dxb7+ Txb7,Dxb7#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4037)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
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85 - P1019202
Konrad Erlin
La Strategie 1900-1902
P1019202
(11+9) C+
s#3
1. Se6! droht 2. e4+ fxe3ep 3. Sf4+ Sxf4#
1. ... Sg1 2. e4+ fxe3ep 3. Dc4+ bxc4#
1. ... f5 2. Se3+ Lxe3,fxe3 3. Dc4+ bxc4#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4040), En passant
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
Reprints: 690 Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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86 - P1019211
Fritz Foerster
La Strategie 1902
Ehrende Erwähnung
P1019211
(10+7) C+
s#3
1. Dd3! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Sf2,Sg3 2. De4+ Sxe4 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
1. ... Sb6 2. Dd7+ Sxd7 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
1. ... Sc7 2. Da6+ Sxa6 3. Sc5+ Sxc5#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4049)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
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87 - P1019212
George James Slater
Leeds Mercury 1900
P1019212
(10+6) C+
s#3
1. Tb1! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Txg7 2. Dxd5+ cxd5 3. Td6+ Txa7#
1. ... Lxg7 2. Dc3+ Lxc3+ 3. T6b2+ Txa7#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4050)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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88 - P1019213
Hugo Rohr
Münchner Neueste Nachrichten 1900
P1019213
(8+9) C+
s#3
1. Dxc6! (Zugzwang)
1. ... dxe3 2. f4 droht 3. Dg2+ Lg6#
2. ... bxc6 3. Kh6 Lg6#
1. ... f4 2. Dc8+ Kg7 3. Dg4+ Lg6#
1. ... bxc6 2. Kh6 f4 3. Sf5 Lxf5,Lg6#
2. ... dxe3 3. f4 Lg6#
1. ... Kg7 2. Dxf6+ Kg8 3. Dg5+ Lg6#
1. ... b6,b5 2. f4 ... 3. Dg2+ Lg6#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4051)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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89 - P1019255
William A. Shinkman

P1019255
(11+3)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4093
Authors: Shinkman, William A
Sources: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Years: 1904
SCHRECKE: siehe P1019074 (2019-8-4)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4093)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
90 - P1019256
Duncan Pirnie
Leeds Mercury 1905
P1019256
(5+7)
s#3
1. Td2! Kc1 2. Txb2 Kxd1 3. Ld2 Sg3#
1. ... Ka2 2. Lxb2 Kb1 3. Lxb3 Sg3#
Dual 2. Txb2+ Ka1,Ka3 3. Ld4,Lxb3 Sg3#
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HBae: Mögliche Korrektur, wLc3 nach d4: 1.Td2 Kc1 2.Txb2 Kxd1 3.Le3 Sg3#. 1. - Ka2 2.Lxb2 Kb1 3.Lxb3 Sg3# (2019-8-18)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4094)
Genre: s#
Reprints: Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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91 - P1019266
Percival Guy Laugharne Fothergill
Les Mille et un Mats Inverses 1907
P1019266
(8+4) C+
s#3
1. T2e3! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Dxa3,Db3 2. Tf3+ Dxf3+ 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
1. ... Da1,Db1 2. Df1+ Dxf1 3. Tf3+ Dxf3#
1. ... b1=D,T,L,S 2. Df2+ Dxf2 3. Tf3+ Dxf3#
1. ... c3 2. Tf7+ Dxf7+ 3. Dg6+ Dxg6#
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4104)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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92 - P1019308
Miroslav Havel
Tidskrift för Schack 02-03/1917
P1019308
(4+5) C+
s#3
1. Tc1! Kd7 2. La3 Kd8 3. La4 f2#
2. ... Ke8 3. Td1 f2#
1. ... Ke7 2. Td1 Kf8 3. Te1 f2#
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Sally: 1 Tc1 - Kd7, 2. La3 - Kd8, 3. La4 - Bf2#. 2.-Ke8,3.Td1-Bf2#
1. - Ke7, 2. Td1 - Kf8, 3. Te1 - Bf3#. 3. La3 - Bf2#.
Nr. 61 Bohemian Garnets 500 S. - Pr. (G. Hume 1923). (2012-5-6)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4146)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
Reprints: 61 Bohemian Garnets 1923
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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93 - P1019322
Gerald Frank Anderson
J. K. L. Cheatle

Western Daily Mercury
P1019322
(8+7)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4160
Authors: Anderson, Gerald Frank
Cheatle, JKL
Sources:
Years: 1920
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Td5! (2.L:e5+ T:e5 3.T:c5+ T:c5#)
1. ... c4 2.Td3+ c:d3 3.L:e5+ T:e5#
1. ... c6 2.Dd4+ c:d4 3.Tc5+ Sc4# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4160)
Genre: s#
Reprints: The Chess Amateur , p. 92, 12/1920
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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94 - P1019338
Georges Mathieu Fuchs
La Strategie 1926
P1019338
(9+6)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4176
Authors: Fuchs, Georges M
Sources:
Years: 1926
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Ke5! (Zugzwang)
1. ... L:g2 2.Kd4+ Ld5 3.Se3 L:c3#
1. ... L:c3+ 2.Kd6+ Le5+ 3.Kc6 L:g2# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4176)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
95 - P1019342
Marian Wrobel

2. Platz
P1019342
(7+10)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4180
Authors: Wrobel, Marian
Sources:
Years: 1927
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.0i, Brute Force
1.Td5! (Zugzwang)
1. ... e5 2.T:c5+ L:c5 3.Tc7+ K:c7#
1. ... e6 2.Sd6+ L:d6 3.Sb6+ S:b6# (2019-7-31)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4180)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
96 - P1019404
Ilja Mikan
Sach 1939
P1019404
(8+4)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4242
Authors: Mikan, Ilja
Sources:
Years: 1939
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
1.Th4! (2.Dg7+ S:g7#)
1. ... D:c3 2.Te7+ L:e7 3.Sc6+ D:c6#
1. ... La7,Lb6,Ld6,Le7,Lf8 2.Tc5+ L:c5 3.Dg7+ S:g7# (2019-8-23)
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Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
97 - P1019421
Ilja Mikan
1161v Ceskoslovensky Sach 08-09/1946
P1019421
(7+4) cooked
s#3
1. Sce6! droht 2. Dc7+ Kf6 3. Tg6+ hxg6#
1. ... Sg4,Sg8 2. Sd8+ Kf8 3. Df6+ Sxf6#
1. ... Ke7 2. Dc7+ Kf6 3. Tg6+ hxg6#
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Cook: NL
1. Dd6! Sg4,Sg8 2. De6+ Kf8 3. Df6+ Sxf6#
SCHRECKE: Das Stück hat 2 dualfreie Lösungen.
I) 1.Sce6 Sg4,Sg8 2.Sd8+ Kf8 3.Df6+ S:f6#
1. ... Ke7 2.Dc7+ Kf6 3.Tg6+ h:g6#
II) 1.Dd6 Sg4,Sg8 2.De6+ Kf8 3.Df6+ S:f6# (2019-8-20)
Henrik Juel: Michael's second solution looks like the cook, where wSd4 is unnecessary (2019-8-20)
Mario Richter: Henrik is correct with his assumption: 1. Sce6! is the intended solution.

Fehler in der Numerierung in Heft 1-2/1946: Korrektur Heft 3-4/1946, S.54: statt 1158-1195 muß es richtig heißen: 7201-7238. Die Originalstellung von 1161-7204 hatte den wS auf e6 (statt auf c7) und die wD auf c5 (statt e5), was neben der AL 1. De5! die NL 1. Sd8+ erlaubte. Korrekturversuch mit vorliegender Stellung: Heft 8-9/1946, S. 124 (2019-8-20)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4259)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
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98 - P1019425
Herbert Hultberg
5701 Skakbladet 02/1946
Dr. N. Høeg zum 70. Geburtstag
P1019425
(8+3) C+
s#3
1. Kh4! dxc5 2. e4+ Kf4 3. Dh6+ Dxh6#
1. ... d5 2. Kh5 Dxd7 3. Dh7+ Dxh7#
1. ... Dxd7 2. e4+ Kf4 3. Dg4+ Dxg4#
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N. Høeg: "En meget fin Selvmat med en Ekkodubblering; en Nydels at løse dem, navnlig at finde det fine Indledningstræk."
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4263)
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2019-8-22 more...
99 - P1019429
Ilja Mikan
Ruch 1947
P1019429
(7+5)
s#3

BS Problemid: 4267
Authors: Mikan, Ilja
Sources:
Years: 1947
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
1.La6! (2.Sg~+ Ld4 3.Db3+ a:b3#)
1. ... Sf2 2.S:f2+ Ld4 3.Db3+ a:b3#
1. ... Se3 2.S:e3+ Ld4 3.Db3+ a:b3#
1. ... a3 2.Dd6+ Ka4 3.S:c3+ S:c3# (2019-8-23)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (4267)
Genre: s#
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-8-12
100 - P1019433
Emil Prevorovsky
Sachove umeni 180 1947
P1019433
(6+3) C+
s#3
1. T3d2! (Zugzwang)
1. ... c2 2. Tc1 b3 3. De4 b2#
1. ... cxd2 2. Lb1 b3 3. De4 b2#
1. ... b3 2. Ta2+ bxa2 3. Db2+ cxb2#
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Computer test: Gustav 4.1a, Brute Force
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