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76 problem(s) found in 3562 milliseconds (displaying 76 problem(s)). [COMMENTDATE>=20200919 AND NOT K='Hilfsrückzüger' AND K='Kindergarten-Problem'] [download as LaTeX]

1 - P0003335
Tomislav Petrovic
(XXI) Problem 37-40 09/1956
P0003335
(5+9) cooked
h#9
1. dxc3ep dxc3+ 2. Ka5 c4 3. d2 c5 4. d1=L c6 5. Lg4 hxg4 6. Kb6 g5 7. Ka7 g6 8. Kb8 g7 9. Kc8 g8=D/T#
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Cook: 1. b2 c5 2. b1=S c6 3. Sc3 dxc3+ 4. Ka5 cxd4 5. Kb6 d5 6. Ka7 d6 7. Kb8 dxc7+ 8. Ka7 c8=D 9. a5 Db7#
paul: See P0003212 as version. (2011-08-06)
Anton Baumann: C+?? Die Aufgabe ist eindeutig inkorrekt! (2021-01-27)
James Malcom: Fixed. (2021-01-27)
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Keywords: En passant as key, Promotion (D), konsekutive Umwandlungen 2 (L, D/T), En passant, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: h#, Retro
FEN: 8/2p5/p7/8/1kPp3p/1p1p2pP/3P2Pp/7K
Input: Gerd Wilts, 1995-06-03
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-01-27 more...
2 - P0502695
John Niemann
192 FEENSCHACH 3 05/1971
P0502695
(1+0) cooked
Ergänze wB und sK, so daß ein korrektes Hilfsmatt entsteht
+sKd8, +wBg7
1. Ke7 Kg2 2. Kf6 Kf3 3. Kg5 g8=D+ 4. Kh4 Dg4#
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Cook: +wBg7 +sKe8 = h#4
+wBg7 +sKe7,Ske1,Skf2 = h#3.5

Duplicate Diagram: P0530804

HBae: Lösung in feenschach 11/1971 S.192, Lösungsstellung siehe P0530804 (2021-05-24)
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Keywords: Aristocrat, Miniature, Kindergarten Problem, Constrained problem
Genre: Fairies, h#
FEN: 8/8/8/8/8/8/8/7K
Input: hpr, 1996-07-23
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-24 more...
3 - P0530804
John Niemann
c feenschach , p. 174, 11/1971
P0530804
(2+1) C+
h#4
1. Ke7 Kg2 2. Kf6 Kf3 3. Kg5 g8=D+ 4. Kh4 Dg4#
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Duplicate Diagram: P0502695

ursprünglich Konstruktionsaufgabe!
Publiziert nur mit wKh1 als Ergänzungsaufgabe.
See also P0551276, where bK might also be on f1.
HBae: Originalaufgabe siehe P0502695, Quelle 'feenschach' kleingeschrieben!! (2021-05-24)
A.Buchanan: So this was Niemann's own correction, I guess. When was FEENSCHACH renamed feenschach? (2021-05-25)
A.Buchanan: Henrik: "Jungle & Garden" is a new perspective in the fairy chess terminology classification campaign. It comes from a frustration I've had in writing glossary entries (not just in chess, but in my professional life) as to what I am trying to achieve with a definition. Is it ever "good enough", or can it be? It basically says that any term is either a *description* of an aspect of the chaotic real world ("Jungle") or it's a *definition* in our provisional model of that world ("Garden"). Words like "love", "game", "fairy", "tempo", "joke" are all Jungle words. The meaning is derived from consensus: like a ship's anchor cable is made up of many fibres, in Wittgenstein's famous image. On the other hand, we are trying to build (in our software & databases) formal models which can classify, solve and compose chess problems (Gardens). The terminology in any one can and must be exact, as it emerges bottom-up from formal mathematics, logical and informational structures. However these terms are only provisional, and different Gardens may have different interpretations. It is acknowledged that they are not the same as similar terms in the Jungle. They are our best shot so far. It is valid to list (in a civil way) perceived shortcomings between the Garden and the Jungle, which can be put in a backlog to be handled later. "Legality" is an excellent example of a Garden concept, which is why I am exploring it currently. Comments welcome. (2021-05-25)
A.Buchanan: A database crosses the divide: it must store accurate "photographs of the jungle". Any transformation of these compositions (e.g. rationalization of the stipulation) cannot over-write primary jungle data. I thought this composition did that, but I think it's Niemann's own correction published later. (2021-05-25)
Henrik Juel: Thanks for the explanation, Andrew (2021-05-25)
HBae: Hello Andrew, renaming of FEENSCHACH to feenschach from January 1971:
http://problem64.beda.cz/silo/feenschach1_1971.pdf (2021-05-25)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: h#
Computer test: (Popeye C-Version 3.47 (1024 KB))
FEN: 3k4/6P1/8/8/8/8/8/7K
Reprints: 53 Catalogue h# (CHM) avec 6 pieces 1995
Input: hpr, 1998-03-29
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-25 more...
4 - P0542405
Norman Alasdair Macleod
?
P0542405
(2+2) cooked
h#5
1. a2 b4 2. a1=D b5 3. Dh8 b6+ 4. Ka6 b7 5. Da8 bxa8=D#
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Cook: 1. a2 b4 2. a1=D,T b5 3. Kb7 b6 4. D,Ta7 bxa7 5. Ka6 a8=D# (Der sK kann auch früher ziehen.)
klären Quelle?? Lösung
Bernd Schwarzkopf: Autorlösung: 1.a2 b4 2.a1=D b5 3.Dh8 b6+ 4.Ka6 b7 5.Da8 bxa8=D#
NL: 1.a2 b4 2.a1=D,T b5 3.Kb7 b6 4.D,Ta7 bxa7 5.Ka6 a8=D# (Der sK kann auch früher ziehen.)
Vorgänger: P0542408 (2021-06-02)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: h#
FEN: 8/k7/8/2K5/8/pP6/8/8
Input: hpr, 1998-04-10
Last update: Arnold Beine, 2021-06-05 more...
5 - P0559179
Tivadar Kardos
300v Europe Echecs 02/1961
P0559179
(9+8) C+
h#19
1. Kb8 Ka4 2. Kc8 Ka3 3. Kd8 Ka4 4. Ke8 Ka3 5. Kf8 Ka4 6. Kg7 Ka3 7. Kf6 Ka4 8. Kg5 Ka3 9. Kf4 Ka4 10. Kxe4 Ka3 11. Kd3 Ka4 12. e4 Ka3 13. e3 Ka4 14. e2 Ka3 15. e1=D Ka4 16. Dxe6 Ka3 17. Dd7 cxd7 18. Kc2 d8=D 19. Kb1 Dd1#
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Keywords: Promotion (Dd), Entblockung, Ceriani-Frolkin Theme (d), Model mate, Königswanderung, Switchback (K), Kindergarten Problem, Pronkin Theme (D)
Genre: h#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1d
FEN: 8/k1p1p3/1pP1P2p/1P2p2P/1Pp1P3/KpP5/1P6/8
Input: Hans-Jürgen Schäfer, 1999-01-01
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-04-06 more...
6 - P0568649
Endre Szentai
(III) Magyar Sakkelet 09/1961
P0568649
(2+4) C+
h#12
0.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1...
1) 1. ... Ka7 2. Kd7 Kb6 3. a5 Kc5 4. a4 Kd4 5. a3 Kxe3 6. a2 Kf2 7. a1=L e4 8. Lf6 e5 9. Ke6 exf6 10. Kf5 fxe7 11. Kg4 e8=D 12. Kh3 Dh5#
2) 1. ... Ka7 2. Kd7 Kb6 3. a5+ Kc5 4. a4 Kd4 5. a3 Kxe3 6. a2 Kf3 7. a1=L e4 8. Lf6 e5 9. Ke6 exf6 10. Kf5 f7 11. Kg5 f8=D 12. Kh4 Dh6#
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Keywords: Promotion, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: h#
Computer test: Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-02-22)
FEN: K7/2k1p3/p7/8/8/4p3/4P3/8
Input: Hans-Jürgen Schäfer, 1999-02-22
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2021-02-23 more...
7 - P0576207
Torsten Linss
1348 Rochade Europa 01/1997
P0576207
(1+1+4)
h#2
Circe coucou
1. Kxe4[+nSe8] nSxg7[+nDg1] 2. nDxg3[+nTd8] nTxd7[+nLh1]#
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t/promotion only
t/2KK4BB,
Steen Christensen: In "Circe coucou", 1.Kxe4[+nSe8] is illegal because of the alternative promotions nDe8+/nTe8+. This problem is avoided using "Circe couscous" instead (2013-03-01)
Henrik Juel: With Circe couscous, C+ Popeye 4.61 (2020-10-09)
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Keywords: Circe (Couscous), Kindergarten Problem, Allumwandlung
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/3-P2-P1/8/8/3k-P3/6-P1/K7/8
Input: Felber, Volker, 1999-12-30
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2020-10-09 more...
8 - P1000069
Henrik Juel
7019 Thema Danicum 86 04/1997
2. Preis
P1000069
(8+9)
Ergänze einen Stein!
Letzter Zug?
+sLf8
R: 1. ... g7xSf6 2. Sg4-f6+ Kd8-e8 3. Se5-g4 Kd7-d8 4. Sc6-e5+ Kc8-d7 5. Sd8-c6 Kb8-c8 6. d7-d8=S Kc8-b8 7. c6xTd7+ Td8-d7 8. b5xLc6 0-0-0 9. a4xTb5 Ld7-c6 10. a3-a4 Lc8-d7 11. c3xDd4 Dd8-d4 12. a2-a3 d7xLe6
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There is some choice in the retro path, but in the shortest resolution, the sK round trip is uniquely defined: e8-c8(castling)-b8-c8(switchback)-d7-d8-e8. Note that wTa, still stuck in its cage, was captured on c2.
Mu-Tsun Tsai: Can't believe that this one didn't get the 1st prize. The design is really brilliant! (2011-04-17)
Henrik Juel: Thanks for your nice words, Mu-Tsun. In 1997 there were few retro problems in Thema Danicum, and they were judged together with fairy problems, so the competition was stiff. (2011-04-17)
Henrik Juel: Thanks for posting the solution, Andrew
Two minor points:
The uncheck plusses should be R: 1. ... g7xSf6 2. Sg4-f6+ Kd8-e8 3. Se5-g4 Kd7-d8 4. Sc6-e5+ Kc8-d7 5. Sd8-c6 Kb8-c8 6. d7-d8=S Kc8-b8 7. c6xTd7+
sK could wander around on the queen side while wS pendulates on, say, g4 and h2; but in the shortest resolution the sK round trip is unique (2021-01-17)
A.Buchanan: welcome Henrik - also added the famous sLf8 to the animation (2021-01-18)
Henrik Juel: Six of the pawn captures happen to be uniquely determined, namely
b5xLc6xTd7, c3xDd4
d3xTc2, d7xLe6, g7xSf6 (2021-01-18)
A.Buchanan: An earlier sequence where timing was important: dxTc2+ Kc1 Td3/Sd3+ exd3 (2021-01-18)
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Keywords: Add pieces, Last Move?, Type A, Kindergarten Problem, Volet Pawn, Ceriani-Frolkin Theme (S), Castling, Round Trip (k6)
Genre: Retro
FEN: 4k3/ppp1pp2/4pp2/8/3P4/3P2P1/1PpP1PP1/2K5
Reprints: I) Economy Records in Add Unit(s) Problems , p. 8, 03/2011
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2000-07-31
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-01-18 more...
9 - P1085218
Horacio Amil Meylan
i010 Mirador 02/2004
P1085218
(9+6)
ser-h#32
1. e6 2. exf5 3. f4 4. f3 5. f2 6. f1=D 7. Dxh3 8. Dxh5 9. Df5 10. h5 11. h4 12. h3 13. h2 14. h1=L 15. Lxc6 16. Le4 17. c6 18. cxb5 19. b4 20. b3 21. b2 22. b1=T 23. Tb6 24. Txd6 25. Te6 26. d5 27. d4 28. d3 29. dxc2 30. c1=S 31. Se2 32. Sf4 d4#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-11-27)
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Keywords: Series mover, Allumwandlung, Excelsior (4-fach), Kindergarten Problem, Pawn mate, Ideal mate, Entblockung, Selfblock, Promotion, under-promotion, konsekutive Umwandlungen 4 (dlts)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2ppp2p/2PP1p2/1PK1kP1P/8/7P/2PP4/8
Reprints: zu 18098 Die Schwalbe 204, p. 656, 08/2020
Input: hpr, 2009-05-30
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2020-08-14 more...
10 - P1109445
Wenelin Alaikow
232 Caissas fröhliche Tiefgarage 22/02/1971
P1109445
(2+5) C+
h=6
1. g1=L b5 2. La7 b6 3. b1=T bxa7 4. Tb8 axb8=D 5. d1=S Dxf4 6. Sf2 Dxf2=
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Keywords: Allumwandlung (ltDs), Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2020-12-07)
FEN: 8/8/6K1/8/1P3p2/8/1p1p2p1/7k
Reprints: Der Schnatterer 25/08/1974
S8 Problemkiste 95 10/1994
M Problemkiste 06/1995
767 Kings and Pawns 1996
Input: HBae, 2010-07-03
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2020-12-08 more...
11 - P1109832
Evgeny Sorokin
Pavlos N. Moutecidis

20 British Chess Federation 11/1971
127. Turnier 1970/71
3. Preis
P1109832
(9+7)
ser-h#28
1. b1=L 2. Lxa2 3. Ld5 4. a2 5. a1=L 6. Lc3 7. Lxb4 8. Lxd6 9. b4 10. b3 11. b2 12. b1=L 13. Lxg6 14. Lf5 15. g5 16. g4 17. g3 18. g2 19. g1=L 20. Lxh2 21. Lg3 22. Lxh4 23. Lf6 24. h4 25. h3 26. h2 27. h1=L 28. Lhe4 d4#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-11-25)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Series mover, Promotions to bishops, konsekutive Umwandlungen 5 (lllll)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/6p1/3Pp1P1/1p2k2p/1P5P/p3P3/Pp1P3P/3K4
Input: Frank Müller, 2010-07-04
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2010-12-28 more...
12 - P1109835
G. Martin
Hercules Colonelli

24 British Chess Federation 11/1971
127. Turnier 1970/71
3. ehrende Erwähnung
P1109835
(9+7)
ser-h#22
1. f1=L 2. Lxc4 3. Le6 4. c4 5. c3 6. cxb2 7. b1=L 8. Lxg6 9. Lgf5 10. g5 11. g4 12. g3 13. gxh2 14. h1=L 15. Lxc6 16. Lcd5 17. c5 18. c4 19. cxb3 20. b2 21. b1=L 22. Lbe4 d4#
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Preisbericht in "http://problem64.beda.cz/silo/bcf_awards_1970_71.pdf"
Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-12-02)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Series mover, konsekutive Umwandlungen 4 (LLLL)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2p3p1/2Pp1pP1/2p1k3/2P5/1P2P3/1P1P1p1P/3K4
Input: Frank Müller, 2010-07-04
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2016-11-14 more...
13 - P1110909
George P. Sphicas
4891 feenschach 80 10-11/1986
2. Preis
P1110909
(9+6)
ser-h#34
1. Kd5 2. e5 3. e4 4. e3 5. exf2 6. f1=S 7. Sxg3 8. Se4 9. g3 10. g2 11. g1=T 12. Ta1 13. Txa4 14. Tc4 15. a4 16. a3 17. a2 18. a1=T 19. Txa6 20. Td6 21. a5 22. a4 23. a3 24. a2 25. a1=D 26. Dxf6 27. De6 28. f6 29. fxg5 30. g4 31. g3 32. g2 33. g1=L 34. Ld4 bxc4#
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Informalturnier 1986 Rest, Preisrichter Gerhard E. Schoen, Preisbericht f-94 S. 252
Eine unscheinbare Stellung mit erstklassisch tückischem Lösungsverlauf, der eine SLTTD-Umwandlung mit Idealmatt als Thema zeigt. Vergleicht man dieses Problem mit ähnlichen aus der Glanzzeit dieses Genres, den frühen siebziger Jahren, dann erkennt man erst diese Leichtigleit der ausgefeilten Darstellung, ohne dabei Komplexität und Lösungsschwierigkeit zu vermissen (G.E.Schoen).
Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-11-28)
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Keywords: Allumwandlung, black, Ideal mate, Kindergarten Problem, Series mover, konsekutive Umwandlungen 5 (sttdl)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/p3pp2/P3kP2/pK4P1/P4Pp1/1P4P1/5P2/8
Reprints: Umwandlungsrekorde (2) 12/1989
feenschach 94 01-05/1990
894 Kings and Pawns 1996
Input: HBae, 2010-07-18
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2010-12-28 more...
14 - P1112803
Fr. Schönfelder
673 Funkschach 23/05/1926
P1112803
(3+2) cooked
-1(w+s), dann h=1
Berichtigung der Forderung im Rahem der Lösungsangabe.
R: 1. Ke2-d3 Kf5xSe6, dann 1. Ke4 g4=
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Mario Richter: AL könnte R: Bg2-g3 Kf5xDe6, dann 1.Kf5-f4 De6-g6= sein, aber der Computer fördert folgende NL zutage: R: Ke2-d3 Ke/f5xSe6, dann 1.Ke/f5-e4 Bg3-g4. (2010-08-14)
Adrian Storisteanu: Possible fix (wK sidelined, but pure stalemate):
  Kh1 Sb4 f3 / Kd6 b5 (3+2)
- 1.f2-f3 Ke5xQd6 & 1.Ke5-e4 Qd6-f6= (2021-05-07)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: Retro
FEN: 8/8/4k3/3p4/3P4/3K2P1/8/8
Input: Frank Müller, 2010-08-13
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-08 more...
15 - P1123482
Nikolay Zinovyev
236 Sa ogneupory 07/05/1987
P1123482
(2+2) C+
#5
1. h7 Kb1 2. h8=D Kc1 3. Db2+ Kd1 4. Df2 d2 5. Df1#
4. ... Kc1 5. De1#
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m15 mm
YM: Perhaps the target: H=3,5

1. ... h7 2.d2 h8=T 3.d1=S Th2 4.Sb2 Txb2= (2021-04-12)
James Malcom: This is a clear mate in 5, why would it be a h=3.5? It's a #5, done and done. (2021-04-12)
Henrik Juel: I agree, James
C+ Popeye 4.61 (2021-04-12)
Henrik Juel: ... and also C+ Popeye 4.61 with stipulation h=3.5 (2021-04-12)
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Keywords: Miniature Collection (0342675), Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: n#
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
FEN: 8/8/7P/8/8/1K1p4/8/k7
Input: Zuncke/Bruder, 2010-09-11
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-04-12 more...
16 - P1145587
Ingemar Lind
Mat Plus 25 01/2007
1. Thematurnier Lob
P1145587
(3+4) C+
#12
1. h8=D Kb1 2. Dh7+ Kc1 3. Dh6+ Kb1 4. Dg6+ Ka1 5. Df6 Kb1 6. Df5+ Ka1 7. De5 Kb1 8. De4+ Kc1 9. De3+ Kb1 10. Dd3+ Ka1 11. Dd4 Kb1 12. Dd1#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-02-15)
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Keywords: Miniature Collection (0338785), Kindergarten Problem, Miniature
Genre: n#
FEN: 8/7P/8/8/2P5/1p6/pp6/k3K3
Input: Zuncke/Bruder, 2010-09-11
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-02-15 more...
17 - P1186866
Thierry Le Gleuher
T10 Phénix 173/174, p. 7566, 05-06/2008
nach Gerd Wilts
P1186866
(9+9)
Wer ist am Zug?
R: 1. ... f4xLg3 2. Lh4-g3 f5-f4 3. Lf6-h4 h3-h2 4. Lb2-f6 h4-h3 5. Lc1-b2 h5-h4 6. b2xLa3 Lc5-a3 7. e3-e4 Ld4-c5 8. c5-c6 Lf6-d4 9. c4-c5 Le7-f6 10. c3-c4 Lf8-e7 11. c2-c3 e7xTd6 12. Td4-d6 Kd8-c8 13. d6xTc7
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Henrik Juel: White has the move
-1... f4xLg3 -2.Lh4 f5 -3.Lf6 h3 -4.Lb2 h4 -5.Lc1 h5 -6.b2xLa3 Lc5 -7.e3 Ld4 -8.c5 Lf6 -9.c4 Le7 -10.c3 Lf8 -11.c2 e7xTd6 -12.Td4 Kd8 -13.d6xTc7, retract Td4 to h1, Ka8 via g6 to e1, Pd6 to h2, g3-g2, g2xLf3 etc. (2013-08-28)
James Malcom: Is the given retraction unique? (2020-11-08)
Henrik Juel: Unique up to 11.c2-c3, I think (2020-11-08)
Henrik Juel: One of my favorite retros with just kings and pawns
even though the retroplay is not completely unique (so my previous comment is imprecise)
R: 2... h3-h2 3.Lf6-h4 h4-h3 or 3... f5-f4 also work
but not R: 1.e3-e4? or 1.c5-c6?, and White runs out of pawn retractions
nor 2. e3-e4? or 2. c5-c6? f5-f4 3. Le5-g3, and same difficulty (2020-11-09)
Henrik Juel: In the forward play we have several temporal implications, e.g.,
e2-e3 before b7xLa6 before g2xLf3 before g3-g2 before h2xg3
d6xc7 before e7xd6 before b2xLa3 before f4xLg3
Thierry was inspired by P0008574 (2020-11-09)
James Malcom: I see the similarities as well. If Thierry's last 21 moves, stopping at 11. c2-c3 of course, are indeed unique, it seems to be the record for a kindergarten position? (2020-11-09)
A.Buchanan: I think the last 2 single moves are determined. Prior to that it could be f5-f4 or h3-h2, no? (2020-11-10)
Henrik Juel: You are right, Andrew
So, no record, James (2020-11-10)
James Malcom: Ah well then-the linked problem with 16 moves by Gerd oughtta be it then, from what I've searched so far. (2020-11-10)
A.Buchanan: Isn’t the retro record one of the Breyer versions by Thierry Le Gleuher? (2020-11-10)
James Malcom: As far as I know, the TOTAL retro record is, all from P1339006, by Theierry indeed: Type A, 100 moves, Type B, 101 with bP6-h6 & White to move, and, finally Type C, 102 with bP6-h6 and wSc7-a8. (2020-11-10)
James Malcom: For Type B, I meant "bPh5-h6." (2020-11-10)
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Keywords: Whose move?, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Retro
FEN: K1k5/p1Pp2p1/p1Pp4/8/P3P3/P4Pp1/3P1Ppp/8
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2011-02-06
Last update: James Malcom, 2020-11-08 more...
18 - P1199395
Peter Grunder
Wladimir Naef

13183 Schweizerische Schachzeitung 01/1989
P1199395
(2+4)
h#8
Circe
1. b2 Kxa2[+sBa7] 2. b1=L+ Kxb1[+sLc8] 3. Lh3 gxh3[+sLc8] 4. Lg4 hxg4[+sLc8] 5. Lf5+ gxf5[+sLc8] 6. Le6 fxe6[+sLc8] 7. Ld7 exd7[+sLc8] 8. Ka8 dxc8=D#
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Adrian Storisteanu: Possible fix: wKa3->a1. (2016-01-18)
Felber, Volker: correction by author published in SSZ 1989-04 page 139 (2021-02-16)
SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 3.61 (2021-02-16)
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Keywords: Excelsior, Circe, Pac-Man, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/1k6/8/8/8/1p4p1/p5P1/K7
Input: Erich Bartel, 2011-07-26
Last update: Felber, Volker, 2021-02-16 more...
19 - P1199430
Albert Heinrich Kniest
7463 FEENSCHACH 09/1965
P1199430
(2+2) C+
Grazer h#6
1. b5 a4 2. b4 a5 3. b3 a6 4. b2 a7 5. b1=D a8=D 6. Db7#, 6. De1 Dg2#
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Duplicate Diagram: P1285517

shankar ram: Both here and in P1285517, Black's 6th move with mate is wrongly shown as 6.Db7. It should be 6.Dh7# (2021-05-28)
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Keywords: Excelsior (Doppel Dd), Grazer Helpmate, Kindergarten Problem, Promotions to queens
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: %C+ PY 3.44 am 30.4.1997
FEN: 8/1p6/8/8/8/8/P7/5k1K
Reprints: X10 Problemkiste (112) 08/1997
Input: Erich Bartel, 2011-07-28
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2020-05-13 more...
20 - P1212679
Teppo Mänttä
0005 Suomen Tehtäväniekat 11/04/1995
P1212679
(2+1) C+
S -> , dann =15
1. ... Kf3 2. Kb3 Ke4 3. Kc4 Ke5 4. Kc5 Ke6 5. Kc6 Ke5 6. b4 Kd4 7. b5 Ke4,~ 8. b6 Ke3,~ 9. b7 Kf4,~ 10. b8=D Kf3 11. De5 Kf2 12. Df4+ Ke2 13. De4 Kd1/Ke1 14. Dd3 Ke1/Kd1 15. Df3/De3=
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Teppo Mänttä: Cooked as stated in ST June 1995. imo should be removed from the PDB. (2021-04-24)
Mario Richter: The PDB documents published problems. This problem has been published - so why should it be deleted?

Furthermore, if it is cooked, why does it have the C+-Label? (Can some kind soul please computer-test it again?) (2021-04-25)
A.Buchanan: Hi Teppo, we all have cooked problems in PDB. I personally find it slightly embarrassing, but I try to see the bigger picture that PDB aims to be a comprehensive historical record. Where corrections or improvements followed quickly from the original, there's no point in keeping every version: that would just be distracting. But there's no shame in keeping these efforts.
It is odd that they were marked by Hans Gruber as C+. We should certainly re-test with today's technology. Can we come up with a better syntax for the stipulation? It seems that the (cooked?) solution above is =14.5 (2021-04-25)
Teppo Mänttä: It was supposed to be a length record with at least one dual-free variation. Cooked in this case means that there are not any dual-free variations. (2021-05-02)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature, Rex solus (s)
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: It was supposed to be a length record with at least one dual-free variation. Cooked in this case means that there are not any dual-free variations.
FEN: 8/8/8/8/8/8/KP4k1/8
Input: Hans Gruber, 2011-10-09
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2021-04-25 more...
21 - P1236446
Yosif Krikheli
F293 The Problemist 03-04/1975
2.Preis Inf.T.
P1236446
(3+7)
ser-h#22
1. e2 2. e1=L 3. d1=D 4. Dd5 5. Db7 6. Kc6 7. d5 8. d4 9. d3 10. d2 11. d1=T 12. Td6 13. Lf2 14. La7 15. Kb6 16. Tc6 17. e3 18. e2 19. e1=S 20. Sd3 21. Sc5 22. Sa6 a5#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-12-12)
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Keywords: konsekutive Umwandlungen 4 (LDTS), Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem, Series mover
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2pp4/3k4/1p6/PP2p3/4p3/3p4/7K
Reprints: feenschach (86) 01-03/1988
146 Iosif Krikheli Fairy World 2000
Input: Frank Müller, 2012-04-09
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2012-04-09 more...
22 - P1237747
George P. Sphicas
2084 Ideal-Mate Review 01-03/1987
P1237747
(7+6)
ser-h#28
1. Kg6 2. f5 3. f4 4. f3 5. fxg2 6. g1=S 7. Sxh3 8. Sg5 9. h3 10. h2 11. h1=D 12. Da1 13. Dxa6 14. Dxb5 15. a5 16. a4 17. a3 18. a2 19. a1=L 20. Lf6 21. Df5 22. b5 23. b4 24. b3 25. b2 26. b1=T 27. Th1 28. Th6 exf5#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2021-01-20)
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Keywords: Ideal mate, Kindergarten Problem, Series mover, Allumwandlung, konsekutive Umwandlungen 4 (SDLT)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 5K2/p4p1p/Pp3k2/1P6/4P1Pp/7P/6P1/8
Reprints: (53) Ideal-Mate Review 53 07-09/1994
Input: Frank Müller, 2012-05-01
Last update: Frank Müller, 2012-05-10 more...
23 - P1238739
Per Grevlund
G213 2. WCCT 1980-1983
12.-15. Platz G2
P1238739
(8+5) C+
ser-r#15
1. d8=S 2. Sc6 3. g8=L 4. h8=D 5. Dh6 6. Dd2 7. h6 8. h7 9. h8=T 10. Th3 11. Lh7 12. Lc2 13. Td3 14. Sd4 15. Sb3 b4#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2021-01-30)
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Keywords: konsekutive Umwandlungen 4 (SLDT), Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem, Series mover
Genre: Fairies
FEN: k7/P2P2PP/1P6/1pp1p2P/2P5/p1K5/8/8
Input: Frank Müller, 2012-05-11
Last update: Marcin Banaszek, 2021-06-10 more...
24 - P1239761
Hans-Peter Reich
RÖ2 Problemkiste (139) 02/2002
P1239761
(5+5)
h=5
1. a1=T axb7 2. Ta8 bxa8=L 3. f1=D Lxd5 4. Df7 Le6 5. Dg8+ hxg8=S=
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-01-21)
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Keywords: Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 4k2K/1p2P2P/P7/3p4/8/6P1/p4p2/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2012-05-27
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2017-08-02 more...
25 - P1241586
George P. Sphicas
4942 Ideal-Mate Review 42 10-12/1991
P1241586
(2+6) C+
ser-h=12
1. d1=L 2. Lc2 3. Le4 4. e1=T 5. Te3 6. Tg3 7. Lf5 8. Tg5 9. Kg4 10. Th5 11. Kg5 12. Lh3 gxh3=
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-02-18)
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Keywords: Ideal mate, Series mover, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/8/6pp/4K2k/7p/8/3pp1P1/8
Input: Frank Müller, 2012-06-14
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-02-18 more...
26 - P1245858
Gerald Ettl
7905) Problemkiste (201) 06/2012
P1245858
(2+8)
h=6
Anticirce
1. h1=L gxf3[+wBf2] 2. Ld5 fxe3[+wBe2] 3. La2 exd3[+wBd2] 4. b3 d4 5. c5 dxc5[+wBc2] 6. a4 cxb3[+wBb2]=
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Anton Baumann: Die Autorabsicht geht nicht; die Schlussstellung ist nicht patt: 7.Kxb2 [sKe8]!
Aber viele NL; zB. 1.Ka4 Kc4 2.c5 gxf3[wBf2] 3.h1=D,T fxe3[wBe2] 4.D,Th3 exd3[wBd2 5.D,Tc3+ dxc3[wBc2] 6.b3 cxb3[wBb2]= (weitere NL durch Zugumstellung) (2021-03-22)
Gerald Ettl: Ich habe die Stellung damals im selben Jahr verbessert:
8/2p3N1/8/pp6/8/k1Kppp2/6P1/7b/
Weiss:Bg2 Sg7 Kc3 Schwarz:Bc7a5b5d3e3f3 Lh1 Ka3
h=6 Anticirce (2021-03-22)
comment
Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Circe (Anti), under-promotion (l)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2p5/8/p7/1p6/k1Kppp2/6Pp/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2012-07-31
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2017-09-26 more...
27 - P1246034
Albert Zickermann
151 Deutsche Märchenschachzeitung 01/1932
P1246034
(3+5)
h==7
1. Kf2 Kh2 2. Kf1 Kg3 3. h2 Kf4 4. Kxg2 Ke3 5. Kh1 Kxd2 6. e3+ Ke1 7. f2+ Kf1==
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2021-04-30)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/8/8/8/4p3/5p1p/3pP1P1/4k2K
Input: Frank Müller, 2012-08-02
Last update: Frank Müller, 2012-08-02 more...
28 - P1267666
Zdenek Oliva
3717 Problemkiste (98) 04/1995
P1267666
(8+2)
ser-h=32
Anticirce
1. a5 4.axb2[Bb7] 8. bxc2[Bd7] 12. cxd2[Bd7] 16. dxe2[Be7] 20. exf2[Bf7] 24. fxg2[Bg7] 28. gxh2[Bh7] 32.h2 Kf2=
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It's a long way to Tipperary, it's a long way to go (\eb).
Bis zum bitteren Ende. Ein netter Anticirce-Witz (WWi).
Da bin ich beim Zählen fast eingeschlafen, bis ich erkannt habe,
daß es mit multiplizieren auch geht (MN).
Eine fein säuberlich verschnürte Seeschlange! Die Diagrammstellung
ist übrigens anticirce-legal! Die schlichteste aller
Märchenschach-Legalitäts-Konventionen, nämlich "`Märchenbedingung
ab Diagramm, vorher orthodoxes Hilfsspiel"', greift gelegentlich zu
kurz so wie hier (LZ). Der Mann wird mir mit seinen Ideen langsam
unheimlich. Toll, dieser mehrfache 90\%-Exzelsior (NG).

t/Fress-Thema-7b horizontal
t/Querfresser
Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-12-28)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Circe (Anti), Series mover
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/p7/8/8/8/8/1PPPPPPP/5K1k
Reprints: Q2 Problemkiste (116) 04/1998
Problem Paradise (20), p. 13, 11-12/2000
K996 Problemkiste (135) 06/2001
Problemkiste (159-160) 07/2005
Input: Erich Bartel, 2013-04-18
Last update: Gerd Wilts, 2020-12-28 more...
29 - P1268481
Petko A. Petkov
4739 feenschach 76 08/11/1985
In memoriam A. H. Kniest
3. Preis
P1268481
(3+2+4)
h==7
Madrasi
Circe
1. Kh5 d8=nD 2. Dxc7[+nBc2] Dxg3[+sBg7] 3. c1=nD a8=nD 4. Dxa6[+nBa2] Dch6 5. g5 Ka5 6. a1=nD+ Da4 Dgh4==
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Gerald Ettl: Ist nach 6.-nDa4 das kein Selbstschach ? (2020-12-20)
Gerald Ettl: 1.Kh5 d8nD 2.nDxc7[nBc2] nDxg3[sBg7] 3.c1nD a8nD 4.nDxa6[nBa2]+ nDch6
5.g5 Ka5 6.a1nD+ nDd4 7.nDa4 7nDgh4==
Fehlt der Zug nDd4? (2020-12-20)
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Keywords: Promotion (DDdd), Kindergarten Problem, Madrasi, Circe
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/-P1-P-P4/-P7/1P6/K6k/1P4p1/8/8
Reprints: 11 Die Schwalbe 184, p. 475, 08/2000
Input: Erich Bartel, 2013-04-26
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2018-02-08 more...
30 - P1271997
Milos Tomasevic
3477 feenschach 58 12/1981
3. ehrende Erwähnung
PR: Thomas Brand
P1271997
(7+5) C+
ser-r#25
1. a8=L 2. Lxd5 3. Lf3 4. d5 5. d6 6. dxc7 7. c8=L 8. Lh3 9. h7 10. h8=L 11. Ld4 12. Lxb6 13. Le3 14. b6 15. b7 16. b8=D 17. Db5 18. De2 19. b5 20. b6 21. b7 22. b8=D 23. Db4 24. Lf1 25. Dbe1 fxg3#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-11-30)
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Keywords: Series mover, Promotion (konsekutiv LLLDD), Kindergarten Problem, under-promotion, Promotion in the key
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/P1p5/1p5P/1P1p4/1P1P1p2/6P1/5K1k/8
Reprints: feenschach 68, p. 270, 12/1983
Umwandlungsrekorde (2) 05/1985
Input: Erich Bartel, 2013-06-07
Last update: Vaclav Kotesovec, 2021-03-20 more...
31 - P1273216
Eckart Kummer
Achim Schöneberg

11136 Springaren , p. 150, 09/2007
Lob
P1273216
(4+8) C+
h#6
0.1.1...
1. ... Kh5 2. Kxf4 Kxh4 3. Kf5 Kg3 4. Kg5 Kf3 5. Kh4 Kf4 6. h5 g3#
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: h#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1d
FEN: 8/5p1p/3p1P2/3p2K1/3p1P1p/6kp/6P1/8
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-06-26
Last update: Arnold Beine, 2021-05-27 more...
32 - P1275660
Jorma Pitkänen
11984v Springaren , p. 92, 06/2010
P1275660
(2+8) C+
h=8
0.1.1...
1. ... g4 2. h5 gxh5 3. f3 h6 4. f2 hxg7 5. f1=S g8=S 6. Se3 Sxe7 7. Sc2 Sxd5 8. Sb4 Sxb4=
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: C+ Gustav 4.1d
FEN: 8/4p1p1/1p5p/1p1p4/5p2/8/6P1/k1K5
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-02
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-03 more...
33 - P1275949
Jorma Pitkänen
12077 Springaren , p. 20, 03/2011
P1275949
(4+8)
#12
1. e7 Kh5 2. e8=S Kh6 3. Sc7 Kh5 4. Se6 Kh6 5. Sxd4 Kh5 6. Se6 Kh6 7. d4 Kh5 8. d5 Kh6 9. d6 Kh5 10. d7 Kh6 11. d8=D Kh5 12. Dxg5#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-05-29)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: n#
Computer test: Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-05-29
FEN: 8/6pp/4P1pk/6p1/3p2p1/3Pp1P1/4K3/8
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-06
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2021-05-30 more...
34 - P1276079
Slobodan Saletic
1289 Springaren , p. 103, 06/2011
P1276079
(3+7)
h#7*
* 1. ... b4 2. Kh5 b5 3. Kh4 b6 4. Kh5 b7 5. Kh4 b8=D 6. Kh5 Df8 7. Kh4 Dxh6#
1. Kh5 b4 2. Kh4 b5 3. Kh5 b6 4. Kh4 b7 5. Kh5 b8=D 6. Kh4 Dxg3+ 7. Kh5 Dh2#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-04-26)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: h#
FEN: 8/7p/6pp/6p1/6pk/6p1/1P4P1/3K4
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-08
Last update: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-08 more...
35 - P1276300
Jorma Pitkänen
12373 Springaren , p. 182, 12/2011
P1276300
(3+3)
h=5
1. f1=L g4 2. Lc4 g5 3. Lf7 g6 4. Ke6 gxf7 5. Kf5 f8=S=
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2020-12-15)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/4k3/5p2/8/5P2/5K2/5pP1/8
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-11
Last update: Felber, Volker, 2013-08-11 more...
36 - P1276962
Klaus Funk
05 Problem-Echo 97/2-1 12/1997
7.Lob
P1276962
(3+3)
H#6
b) wBBc3,d3=>f3,g3
a) 1. e6-e5 c3-c4 2. e5-e4 c4-c5 3. e4xd3 c5-c6 4. d3-d2 c6-c7 5. d2-d1=L c7-c8=D 6. Ld1-b3 Dc8-a6#
b) 1. e6-e5 g3-g4 2. e5-e4 g4-g5 3. e4xf3 g5-g6 4. f3-f2 g6-g7 5. f2-f1=L g7-g8=D 6. Lf1-b5 Dg8-a2#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-05-25)
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Keywords: King's Switchback, Echo, Kindergarten Problem, Promotion
Genre: h#
FEN: 8/8/4p3/8/kp6/2PP4/8/7K
Input: Klaus Funk, 2013-08-30
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2013-08-31 more...
37 - P1277214
Zdravko Maslar
15656 Die Schwalbe , p. 198, 08/2013
1. Lob
P1277214
(2+5) C+
h#12
0.1.1...
1. ... Kb4 2. b5 Kc5 3. b4 Kd6 4. b3 Ke7 5. b2 Kxf7 6. b1=T Kg6 7. Tg1+ Kh6 8. Tg3 fxg3 9. f2 g4 10. f1=L g5 11. Lc4 g6 12. Lg8 g7#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-02-16)
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Keywords: Excelsior, black, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: h#
FEN: 7k/1p3p2/5p2/K7/8/5p2/5P2/8
Reprints: 15656 Die Schwalbe 273, p. 125, 06/2015
Input: Felber, Volker, 2013-09-04
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-02-16 more...
38 - P1280292
Norbert Geissler
7206 Thema Danicum (88) 10/1997
P1280292
(2+3)
h=7
1. c5 a4 2. c4 a5 3. c3 a6 4. c2 a7 5. c1=D a8=D+ 6. Da3 Dxd5 7. Db3 Dxb3=
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-01-19)
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Keywords: Excelsior (Doppel-Dd), Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2p5/8/3p3K/8/8/P7/k7
Reprints: 1 feenschach (204), p. 402, 11-12/2013
Input: Erich Bartel, 2013-11-09
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2014-03-25 more...
39 - P1285712
Bernd Ellinghoven
be19) Problemkiste (131a) 10/2000
P1285712
(2+2) C+
ser-h#8
Circe Couscous
1. g5 2. g4 3. g3 4. g2 5. g1=S 6. Se2 7. Sc1 8. Sxa2[+wBg8=D] Dg6#
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(Circematt)
Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2021-01-04)
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Keywords: Excelsior (Doppel- Ds), Circe (couscous), Kindergarten Problem, Series mover
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: C+ Alybadix
FEN: 8/6p1/7k/1K6/8/8/P7/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2014-06-25
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2015-04-22 more...
40 - P1289074
Petko A. Petkov
5021 feenschach 82, p. 48, 01-03/1987
P1289074
(7+1+4)
ser-s=15
Madrasi
Circe
1. b8=L 2. Lxd6[+nBd7] 3. Lf8 4. d8=nD 5. Dxd2[+nBd7] 6. Db2 7. d8=nD 8. Ddd2 9. Kd3 10. a8=nD 11. Dxa4[+nBa7] 12. Db4 13. a8=nD 14. Dae4 15. Lg7 Kxg7[+wLc1]=
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Duplicate Diagram: P1339334

Anton Baumann: Schlussstellung nicht patt! (16.e7 oder 16.Ke2)
Diagramm: Möglicherweise gehört wBe6 nach e2! (2021-04-08)
Anton Baumann: Vergl. Doppelveröffentlichung P1339334 (2021-04-09)
James Malcom: You are correct, Anton. This is a double publication.

I checked the original source here: http://problem64.beda.cz/silo/feenschach82_1987.pdf

It's on Vaclav's Chess Links, a very helpful source: http://www.kotesovec.cz/links0.htm (2021-04-10)
A.Buchanan: How to treat self-anticipation in PDB? Can the second be treated as a reprint, with an annotation to say what’s happened? (2021-04-10)
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Keywords: Series mover, Promotion (konsekutiv LDDDD), Madrasi, Circe, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 6k1/-PP6/3-P2P1/8/-P3K3/1PP1P3/3-PP3/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2014-10-12
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-04-10 more...
41 - P1291551
Harold Maurice Lommer
Problemas 1972
P1291551
(6+5)
ser-h#24
1. b1=T 2. Txb6 3. Th6 4. b5 5. b4 6. b3 7. b2 8. b1=L 9. Lxd3 10. Lg6 11. d3 12. d2 13. d1=D 14. Dxd5 15. De6 16. d5 17. d4 18. d3 19. d2 20. d1=S 21. Se3 22. Sf5 23. Sh4 24. Dg4+ fxg4#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2020-12-24)
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Keywords: Series mover, Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/1p1p4/1P6/3PP2k/3p1K2/3P1P2/1p6/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2014-11-28
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2014-11-28 more...
42 - P1291859
George P. Sphicas
1163 Probleemblad 01-02/1987
P1291859
(9+6)
ser-h#27
1. c1=D 2. Dxc3 3. Dxd2 4. Ke3 5. Kf4 6. Kf5 7. Dg5 8. d2 9. d1=S 10. Sb2 11. Sxc4 12. Sxd6 13. Se4 14. d6 15. dxc5 16. c4 17. c3 18. c2 19. c1=T 20. Txc6 21. Tf6 22. c5 23. c4 24. c3 25. c2 26. c1=L 27. Lf4 fxe4#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Alybadix (2021-01-08)
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Keywords: Series mover, Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/2pp4/2PP4/2PK3P/2P3p1/2Pp1P2/2pPk3/8
Reprints: 876 Kings and Pawns 1996
Input: Erich Bartel, 2014-12-02
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2014-12-02 more...
43 - P1292304
P. Darne
André Simonet

828 Probleemblad 11-12/1983
P1292304
(8+8) cooked
ser-r#25
1. h8=S 2. Sxg6 3. Sf4 4. g6 5. g7 6. g8=L 7. Lxe6 8. Lxg4 9. Lc8 10. g4 11. g5 12. g6 13. g7 14. g8=D 15. Dxd5 16. Df7 17. d5 18. d6 19. d7 20. d8=T 21. Td2 22. Lg4 23. Ld1 24. Se2 25. Df1 cxd2#
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Anton Baumann: cook: NL mit vielen Varianten (ZU): 1.h8=S 2.Sxg6 3.Se7! 4.Sxd5 5.Sf4 6.d5 7.dxe6 9.e8=L 12.g8=D 13.Dxg4 14.Df5 19.g8=D 20.D8d5 21.Dd2 22.Lh5 23.Ld1 24.Se2 25.Df1 cxd2# (2020-11-18)
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Keywords: Series mover, Allumwandlung, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/1p5P/k3p1p1/P2p2P1/P2P2p1/2p1p1P1/6P1/4K3
Input: Erich Bartel, 2014-12-12
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2020-11-18 more...
44 - P1292536
Jozef Holubec
420 Problemiste 08/2014
P1292536
(4+2) C+
s#11
1. f8=D Kh1 2. Df4 Kg1 3. g8=D+ Kh1 4. Dd5+ Kg1 5. Dc1+ Kf2 6. h8=L Ke2 7. Le5 Kf2 8. Lh2 Ke2 9. Kg2 h3+ 10. Kh1 Kf2 11. Dg2+ hxg2#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-02-12)
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Keywords: konsekutive Umwandlungen 3 (DDL), Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature
Genre: s#
FEN: 8/5PPP/8/8/7p/7K/8/6k1
Input: Frank Müller, 2014-12-15
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-02-12 more...
45 - P1299413
Joost de Heer
5 feenschach 154, p. 226, 2004
P1299413
(4+4) cooked
ser-h#6
Antisupercirce Calvet
1. d2-d1=S 2. Sd1xb2[+sSg8] 3. b3-b2 4. b2xa1=T[+sTd5] 5. a2-a1=L 6. La1-d4 h7xg8=D[+wDe7]#
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Cook: NL:
1. d2-d1=S 2. Sd1xb2[+sSg8] 3. Ke5-d4 4. Kd4-c3 5. Kc3-b2 6. Kb2xa1[+sKa1] h7xg8=D[+wDc1]#
Joost de Heer: Not a cook: Kxa1[Ka1] is an illegal move. (2015-03-21)
Joost de Heer: Anticirce type should be Cheylan. IIRC, when ASC was introduced in Andernach, the only type available was Cheylan. (2015-03-21)
Henrik Juel: C+ by Popeye 4.69 (2015-03-21)
Joost de Heer: Could someone remove the C-, as this is not cooked (wrong ASC version is used) (2021-01-12)
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Keywords: Series mover, Allumwandlung, Circe (Antisuper-), Kindergarten Problem, Ideal mate
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/7P/8/4k3/6K1/1p6/pP1p4/P7
Input: Erich Bartel, 2015-03-17
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2015-03-17 more...
46 - P1299931
Teppo Mänttä
2038 Suomen Tehtäväniekat (1) 2001
5. Lob, Informalturnier
Richter: Hannu Sokka
P1299931
(1+4+4) C+
s#9
Circe
Längstzüger
1. c7-c8=nL! Lc8-h3 2. b2-b4 Lh3-c8 3. b4xc5[+nBc7] Lc8-h3 4. c5xb6[+nBb7] Lh3-c8 5. b7-b8=nS Lc8-h3 6. b6-b7 Lh3-c8 7. b7xc8=nD Dc8-g4 8. c7-c8=nT Dg4-a4+ 9. Da4-f4 Df4xb8[+nSg1]#
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Teppo Mänttä: Excelsior of a neutral Pawn. (2021-04-27)
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Keywords: Allumwandlung, Circe, Maximummer, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: %Popeye UNIX32-Version 3.63
FEN: K7/2-P5/1-P6/2-P5/8/8/p-Ppp4/7k
Input: Erich Bartel, 2015-03-25
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2015-03-25 more...
47 - P1309981
Bosko Miloseski
Chorno-bili stezhyny 07-09/2015
Nikolajew - 225, 2014
Spezielle ehrende Erwähnung
P1309981
(2+4)
#14
1. a8=D Kb2 2. Dh8+ Kb1 3. Dh7+ Kb2 4. Dg7+ Kb1 5. Dg6+ Kb2 6. Df6+ Kb1 7. Df5+ Kb2 8. De5+ Kb1 9. De4+ Kb2 10. Dd4+ Kb1 11. Dd3+ Ka1 12. Kd2 Kb2 13. Dc3+ Kb1 14. Dc1#
12. ... b2 13. Dd4 Kb1 14. Dg1#
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Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-04-27)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Queen's staircase, Miniature
Genre: n#
Computer test: Anton Baumann: C+ Gustav 4.1d (2021-04-27)
FEN: 8/P7/8/8/8/pp6/p7/k2K4
Input: Frank Müller, 2015-09-21
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2021-04-27 more...
48 - P1333206
Yaakov Mintz
G093 SuperProblem (Website) 28/03/2017
P1333206
(2+5)
h#7
Horizontalzylinder
1. b1=L f3 2. Lg4 fxg4 3. c1=S g5 4. a1=T g6 5. Tb1 g7 6. Tb4 g8=D 7. Sb3 Da6#
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Erich Bartel: auf Normalbrett mit gleicher Umwandlungsfolge siehe P0508866 (2017-04-14)
YM: 4.a1D? ... 6.Db4+
4.a1L? ,,, 6.Lb4+
4.a1S? ... 8.Sxa6! (2021-06-10)
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Keywords: Allumwandlung, Horizontal Cylinder, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/8/8/8/k4p2/8/ppp2P2/6K1
Input: Frank Müller, 2017-04-14
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-06-09 more...
49 - P1342101
Jorma Pitkänen
13960 Springaren (145) 09/2017
P1342101
(2+8) C+
#11
1. a7 e2 2. a8=D e1=S+ 3. Kd2 f2 4. Dh8+ Kb1 5. Db8+ Ka1 6. Db3 Sf3+ 7. Dxf3 f1=D 8. Dxf1+ Kb2 9. Dc1+ Kb3 10. Dc3+ Ka4 11. Dc4#
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Teppo Mänttä: 3rd-5th HM Springaren #n 2017. The award was published in Springaren nr. 155, September 2020. Judge: Jacques Rotenberg. (2021-04-28)
Teppo Mänttä: reprint: Tehtäväniekka n:o 4, page 189, 14/12/2020. (2021-04-28)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Promotions, under-promotion (s), Epaulettenmatt
Genre: n#
Computer test: Popeye Windows-64Bit v4.63 (2274 MB)
FEN: 8/3p4/P1p5/p7/8/p3pp2/p1K5/k7
Input: Frank Müller, 2017-10-22
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2017-10-23 more...
50 - P1352973
Mirko Degenkolbe
11 Boris Shorokhov 50 JT 07/2018
7. Lob
P1352973
(6+4) C+
h#11
1. Ke2 Kg1 2. Kd3 Kf2 3. Kc4 Ke3 4. Kxd5 Kf4 5. Kc6 Kxg4 6. Kd7 Kh4 7. Ke8 g4 8. Kf8 g5 9. Kg8 g4 10. Kh7 g6 11. Kh6 g5#
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[MD 1317]

Verführung:
Schwarz versucht, mittels 1.Kf2?!? 2.Kxg3 usw. zum Ziele zu kommen und durch eine weiße Dameumwandlung das Matt in der geforderten Zügezahl zu erzwingen. Dieser Plan scheitert allerdings daran, dass Weiß ziehen muss und dieses Unterfangen mittels 1.Kh2! unterbinden muss.

Drei weiße Figuren müssen das Feld g4 im Laufe der Lösung betreten. Der schwarze König betritt im Laufe der Lösung drei Ränder des Schachbrettes.
Wahrscheinlich ist diese Aufgabe auch für den Löser nicht allzu einfach zu lösen, weil das Mattbild nicht ersichtlich sein dürfte. Es mutet eher unwahrscheinlich an, dass dabei sogar die Zugreihenfolge absolut eindeutig ist. Durch die zusätzliche starke Verführung wird die Aufgabe inhaltlich nochmals aufgewertet. Zumal jeder versucht, mittels Umwandlung in eine weiße Dame ans Ziel zu gelangen, vergebens!
SCHRECKE: C+, Gustav 4.1d, Brute Force (2020-10-28)
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Keywords: Model mate, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: h#
FEN: 8/5p2/3p1P2/3P1P2/6p1/6P1/6P1/5k1K
Input: Marcin Banaszek, 2018-07-29
Last update: Marcin Banaszek, 2020-10-29 more...
51 - P1358618
Jorma Pitkänen
11696 feenschach 227 11-12/2017
Version
P1358618
(9+5) C+
s#9
1. d8=S! g5 2. b5 g4 3. b7 Ka7 4. b8=T g3 5. Se6 fxe6 6. f7 e5 7. d5 e4 8. f8=D e3 9. Df2 exf2,gxf2#
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Version zu P1343954
Gunter Jordan: Lt. Hans Gruber erschien diese Aufgabe in feenschach 227 (2017), tatsächlich erschienen im März 2018. Somit ist feenschach die Erstquelle (sofern die Aufgabe nicht noch irgendwo drittveröffentlicht wurde). Ich habe hier die Erstquelle auf feenschach geändert. Die ursprüngliche 'Erstquelle' The Problemist habe ich als Reprint eingegeben. [GJ] (2020-10-30)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, under-promotion (S,T), Promotion (D), under-promotion key (S), Multiple publication, Pawn mate, Antiphönix, Pinning, Flight taking
Genre: s#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0c
FEN: k7/2PP1p2/1P3Pp1/8/1P1P4/3p4/3Pp1P1/4K3
Reprints: S2678c The Problemist 26-9, p. 363, 05/2018
Input: Felber, Volker, 2018-12-11
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2020-10-30 more...
52 - P1368575
Stefan Wojcik
122 Szachy 11/1957
P1368575
(2+2)
Gewinn
1. Kg5! b5 2. Kf4 Kf2 3. h4 Ke2 4. Ke4 Kd2 5. Kd4,Kd5 Kc2 6. Kc5 Kc3 7. h5! b4 8. h6 b3 9. h7 b2 10. h8=D+ gewinnt
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Autor: Stefan Wójcik, Bielsko-Biala, Polen
Diese Studie hat 14. Platz im Polnischen Championat 1957-1960 in der Abteilung Studien belegt.
Der Autor wurde mit 7 Punkten auf dem 6.-7. Rang platziert. Gewonnen hat Grzegorz Grzeban 82,5 P. vor Wlodzimierz Proskurowski 78 P. und Edward Pallasz 14 P.
(Quelle: "Szachy" 05/1962)
Pawel: Please correct the description. Namely:
I know this chess composition. The author is Stefan Wójcik, not Sylwester.
The author is my grandfather.

Best wishes,
Pawel Wójcik (2020-11-25)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Promotion
Genre: Studies
FEN: 8/8/1p5K/8/8/7P/8/6k1
Reprints: 538 Problemista 10/1963
Input: Marcin Banaszek, 2019-10-27
Last update: Marcin Banaszek, 2020-11-30 more...
53 - P1372653
Ottó Titusz Bláthy
37 Vielzügige Schachaufgaben , p. 41, 1890
P1372653
(9+9)
#108
1. Kd2 Ka7 2. Kc1 Kb8 3. Kb1 Ka7 4. Ka1 Kb8 5. Ka2 Ka7 6. Ka3 Kb8 7. Kb4 Ka7 8. Ka5 f6 9. Kb4 Kb8 10. Ka3 Ka7 11. Ka2 Kb8 12. Ka1 Ka7 13. Kb1 Kb8 14. Ka2 Ka7 15. Ka3 Kb8 16. Kb4 Ka7 17. Ka5 f5 18. Kb4 Kb8 19. Ka3 Ka7 20. Ka2 Kb8 21. Ka1 Ka7 22. Kb1 Kb8 23. Ka2 Ka7 24. Ka3 Kb8 25. Kb4 Ka7 26. Ka5 g6 27. Kb4 Kb8 28. Ka3 Ka7 29. Ka2 Kb8 30. Ka1 Ka7 31. Kb1 Kb8 32. Ka2 Ka7 33. Ka3 Kb8 34. Kb4 Ka7 35. Ka5 g5 36. Kb4 Kb8 37. Ka3 Ka7 38. Ka2 Kb8 39. Ka1 Ka7 40. Kb1 Kb8 41. Ka2 Ka7 42. Ka3 Kb8 43. Kb4 Ka7 44. Ka5 h6 45. Kb4 Kb8 46. Ka3 Ka7 47. Ka2 Kb8 48. Ka1 Ka7 49. Kb1 Kb8 50. Ka2 Ka7 51. Ka3 Kb8 52. Kb4 Ka7 53. Ka5 h5 54. Kb4 Kb8 55. Ka3 Ka7 56. Ka2 Kb8 57. Ka1 Ka7 58. Kb1 Kb8 59. Ka2 Ka7 60. Ka3 Kb8 61. Kb4 Ka7 62. Ka5 f4 63. Kb4 Kb8 64. Ka3 Ka7 65. Ka2 Kb8 66. Ka1 Ka7 67. Kb1 Kb8 68. Ka2 Ka7 69. Ka3 Kb8 70. Kb4 Ka7 71. Ka5 h4 72. Kb4 Kb8 73. Ka3 Ka7 74. Ka2 Kb8 75. Ka1 Ka7 76. Kb1 Kb8 77. Ka2 Ka7 78. Ka3 Kb8 79. Kb4 Ka7 80. Ka5 f3 81. Kb4 Kb8 82. Ka3 Ka7 83. Ka2 Kb8 84. Ka1 Ka7 85. Kb1 Kb8 86. Ka2 Ka7 87. Ka3 Kb8 88. Kb4 Ka7 89. Ka5 h3 90. Kb4 Kb8 91. Ka3 Ka7 92. Ka2 Kb8 93. Ka1 Ka7 94. Kb1 Kb8 95. Ka2 Ka7 96. Ka3 Kb8 97. Kb4 Ka7 98. Ka5 b4 99. Kxb4 a3 100. bxa3 Kxa6 101. b8=T Ka7 102. Tb6 Ka8 103. Ka5 Ka7 104. Tb1 Ka8 105. Kb6 Kb8 106. Td1 Kc8 107. Td6 Kb8 108. Td8#

100. ... Kb8 101. Kxc4 Kc7 102. Kd4 Kb8 103. Ke5 Kc7 104. a4 Kb8 105. Kd6 Ka7 106. Kc7 Kxa6 107. b8=D Ka5 108. Da7#,Da8#

Der Versuch 1. Kd4? Kc7 2. Ke5 findet in 2. ... b4! seine Widerlegung.
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Superseded by P1382048
James Malcom: I believe that this is the record for the longest Kindergarden problem! The second longest that I know of is P1299269. (2020-02-14)
James Malcom: Actually, as it turns out, this is superseded by P1382048, with a total of four whole moves. (2020-11-18)
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Keywords: Sea Snake, Kindergarten Problem, Move Length Record, Promotion (T,D), under-promotion
Genre: n#
FEN: 1k6/1P3ppp/P1p5/1pP5/p1p3p1/2P1K1P1/1P3P1P/8
Input: James Malcom, 2020-02-14
Last update: James Malcom, 2020-11-18 more...
54 - P1372814
Per Olin
?
P1372814
(2+1) C+
h#4
1. Kf7 e8=T! 2. Kg6 0-0-0-0-0-0! 3. Kh5 Kf4 4. Kh4 Th2#
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The origins of this joke h#4, which utilizes Pam-Krabbe castling in a minimal form, was a mystery conjured by Per Olin, so far the only person who seems to actually know of it.

On the Internet, help was asked. On Febuary 17, 2009, they sent a request for help on the Retro mailing list-ttps://pairlist1.pair.net/pipermail/retros/2009-February/002826.html This is what they said.

"Supercastling means castling with a promoted rook. Due to changed FIDE
rules it is nowadays illegal. It is said to have been invented by Max Pam, which inspired Tim Krabbe in 1972 (Hesse gives a different year) to compose a threemover including three different white castlings:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joke_chess
_problem#Offbeat_interpretations_of_the_rules_of_chess

With the same supermove I composed a twomover (Stella Polaris 1975), Bengt Ingre has published a twomover (Mora Tidning 1993) and we have recently even seen an endgame study with this speciality.

Back in the good old seventies I was informed that there is a helpmate fourmover Ke1 pe7 - Ke8 (2+1) with the supercastling: 1.Kf7 e8T 2.Kg6 0000 3.Kh5 Kf4 4.Kh4 Th2#. Could be that as composer was mentioned Dawson, could be that it was somebody else. Could be that this is the first supercastling, could be that I have dreamt the whole problem.

Can anybody trace this problem?
Best regards
Per Olin"

It went unanswered. A decade later, on June 8th in the Matplus.net forums, they tried their luck again, but also to no avail-http://matplus.net/start.php?px=1582139891&app=forum&act=posts&fid=anti&tid=2302

Olin wrote: "Time wise this could have been inspired by the Krabbe problem. I have no memory of seeing that, but it could have been showed / mentioned in some meeting of the Finnish Chess Problem Society. What I vaguely remember is the following: (diagram) h#4

In an article in the magazine Suomen Tehtäväniekat, January 1994 I asked for author (Dawson?) and publication details, no response. The same question has been asked around one decade ago, probably here in Mat Plus Forum, no response. Question: can anybody trace the helpmate? - The solutions of both problems are obvious. - The chess rules of today say that castling is a move of the king and either rook of the same color along the player’s first rank; this was not the wording in the 70ies and earlier."

On January 4, 2021, a year and a half later, a reply was posted in the same thread to point exactly where they had asked a decade earlier (as aforementioned). Olin's reply, which currently stands as accepted, finally brings closure to this mystery: "Thanks! If the problem is nowhere to be found, then I must have dreamt it and attributed it by mistake to somebody else. Can I claim authorship?"

And now Per Olin has been credited as the author, properly and at long last. An exact source, if not the drifting memories of Olin's 1970's lost in time, is still quite the enigma, unless the 1994 reprint was the firs time, which it likely may not be.
A.Buchanan: WinChloe with Rokagogo says 1.Rf7 é8=T 2.Rg6 Ré3(Té2) 3.Rh5 Rf4 4.Rh4 Th2‡ is the only answer. As with the Pam-Krabbe #3, I think we can be confident this is sound. Neat (2021-01-06)
James Malcom: Great! I underestimated Rokagogo, but I see it as true now. (2021-01-06)
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Keywords: Joke, Staugaard castling, under-promotion (T), Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature, Homebase (s), Rex solus (s), Oneliner
Genre: h#
Computer test: C+ WinChloe for Rokagogo + reflection that this is sufficient evidence
FEN: 4k3/4P3/8/8/8/8/8/4K3
Reprints: Suomen Tehtäväniekat 01/1994
Retros mailing list 17/02/2009
(2) Mat Plus 8/6/19
Input: James Malcom, 2020-02-19
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-09 more...
55 - P1374286
Valery Barsukov
14463 Springaren 152 12/2019
P1374286
(4+5) C+ cooked
h#6
0.2.1...
1) 1. ... e4 2. c3 e5 3. c2 e6 4. c1=D,T exd7 5. Dc8,Tc8 dxc8=D 6. a2 Dc1#
2) 1. ... g4 2. Kb2 g5 3. Kc3 g6 4. Kd4 g7 5. Kxd5 g8=D 6. Kc6 Dxc4#
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Cook: Umwandlungsdual (in 1)
Olaf Jenkner: Warum steht hier C+ ? Die Aufgabe ist doch eindeutig inkorrekt. (2020-04-13)
Gunter Jordan: Hm. Berechtigter Einwand. Das C+ stand in der Originalquelle am Diagramm. (2021-01-26)
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Keywords: Corner mate (in 1), Excelsior, white, Kindergarten Problem, Model mate, Phoenix (Anti-), Promotions to queens
Genre: h#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0 i
FEN: 8/K2p4/3p4/3P4/2p5/p7/4P1P1/k7
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2020-04-07
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56 - P1376231
Zdzislaw Nowak

P1376231
(8+8) C+
h#8
1. Kc4 Ka2 2. Kxd5 Kb3 3. Kxe6 Kc4 4. Kf5 Kd5 5. Kf6 Kxe4 6. Ke6 Kxe3 7. Kd5 Kd3 8. e6 e4#
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Die Aufgabe wurde im Reprint (Schach 06/2020) in Notation abgedruckt. Die Originalquelle ist nicht bekannt.
Silvio Baier: Originalquelle ist 15201v Schach 5/2003, S. 80. Davor wurde eine illegale Stellung als 15201 in Schach 3/2003 veröffentlicht. (2020-11-09)
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Keywords: Pawn mate, Kindergarten Problem, Model mate, Switchback (k), Round Trip (k-3), Selfblock, Tempo Loss, Umnov (verzögert)
Genre: h#
Computer test: Gustav 4.0 i
FEN: 8/4p1p1/1p1pP1P1/1P1Pp3/1P2p3/1k2p3/1P2P3/K7
Reprints: Schach , p. 80, 06/2020
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2020-05-23
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57 - P1377373
Isaak S. Birbrager
Fascinating Chess [Birbrager] 1961
P1377373
(2+3)
Gewinn
Es wird DAME gespielt!
1. DMe3! DMd4xf2 2. DKxg3xe5xc7#
1. ... DMf4xd2 2. DKxc3cxe5xc7#
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Checkers is being played with chess pieces
Henrik Juel: In Checkers the side to move must capture (Locust style) as long as he can (2021-05-01)
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Keywords: Joke, Kindergarten Problem, Draughts / Checkers (English)
Pieces: ku = Draughts King (DK), bu = Draughts Man (DM)
Genre: Studies
FEN: 8/8/3*2k4/8/3*2p1*2p2/8/3*2P4/4*2K3
Input: James Malcom, 2020-06-28
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58 - P1380746
C. P. Carpenter
The Pittsburgh Gazette 25/12/1910
P1380746
(3+4)
White to play and win
1. g8=D! Gewinn!-See the attached story.
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Reprint: 1911: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/25254295/the-royal-game-of-chess/ "Christmas Problems"

1910: http://www.chessarch.com/excavations/item.php?=a=1&source=Pittsburgh_Gazette_Times&date=1910.12.25

"The First Christmas Problem"

By C.P. Carpenter

The majority of chess players, familiar as they are with that form of chess joke called "Christmas Problems," may not know until they have read the following beautiful legend just how and when the custom originated nor, for that matter, may they be certain of it then, so cursed is this romantic age with belief.
In the Palace of the World, under the pagan line for December 25, was held the great feast of Brumalia. Upon an occasion of this festival, in the reign of the great King Eshamat, that monarch, his guests and vezers were assembled in the readiness for the festival and whilling away the interval at chess when a regged fakir approached the palace gates and craved admission from Elkanoj Bey, the sentry. That official surveyed him grimly.
"Have you got a card?" he asked with elaborate politness.
"I am a poor man, your excellency," replied the fak. "and the only card I ever had was the two-spot out of my pinochle deck,, but I am fearfully keen for my lunch and no harm, but only good. shall come to you see if you allow me to enter. I swear it as Allah sees it."
"Better beat it while Allah still see you." replied the sentry wearily. "He won't be able to see you if you stick around here long."
"I have traveled far, Effendi," replied the fakir, "and am weary. If the king phrase. I may be able to show him a wonderful play at chess. If he cannot solve it perhaps he may reward his slave with a seat at the banquet."
"In that case." said the sentry,"enter, and be your own usher. If you can get away with it, peace o you: and if noy peace to you."
Now the king fancied himself as a solver. and the fakir was well recieved when he had made known his mission.
"Know. Oh. King," said the fakir. as he set up the pieces, "that this position occured in a game between the great King Mahmud and my friend. Ali Bi, who had the white pieces, and it ran into this puzzling position with white to play, andd though it appears impossbile, netherless my friend Ali Bi did may and win this with one move. Now if his gracious majesty csn tell me how. I forfeit my lucnh: if not, I kick in at the festal board. Is it a bet?"
"You are somewhat shy on collateral,"" replied the kin: "netherless we will at least call it a bargain."

BLACK
(diagram)
WHITE

White to play and win

Long time did King Eshamat pore over the position without avail, while his company shifted about uneasily and the head cook cursed softly, but fluently in his mother tongue. Finally the king arose with a grunt of disgust.
"I pass," he said. 'What's the answer?"
'It was not in the bargain, your majesty," replied the fakir, "thay I should tell. only that your majesty should fail to find."
"Netherless?" said the king, "since we cannot solve, the problem it is our privlege to look in the appendix for answer. Selim, bring an ax."
"Pardon your majesty," cried the faki. "I will explain the mystery."
"I should be charmed," said the king drily. "What was the movr?"
"My friend Ali BI," replied the fakir, "pushed the pawm."
"But what did he call for?"
"He called for a drink but it didn't come," said the fakir, with a smile which didn't fit his face. "I hope it doesn't happen again."
"Quick fool." cried the kinh. "What piece did you call fo>"
"A queen, your majesty"
"But that woulld give stalemate."
"Even so, your majesty, "but it is also won. My frien, Ali Bi, is a weaker player and King Mahmad graciously offered odds of a draw."
King Eshamat sank into a chair and gezed at the faker. He shook himself, unable to rouse. He shook himslef again, but failed to fill. The fakir moistened his lips and glanced at the feast.
'You bargain, your majesty," he suggested timidly.
"True." said he king. "Salim, find this fakir a place at the feast."
"Very good, yout majesty," said the servant, "but the places are full. Where would it please your majesty I should put him/"
'Ah," said the king grimly, "just crack his skull and put him with the rest of the nuts."
James Malcom: In my view, since this has a story about a majesty, and give the board state, that 1. g8=K! would be a far better solution as I thought before I stumbled upon the source today. Sygyzy declares this a draw, even if -bPh2. =Q/R is stale, and =B/S+ is too weak and Black can fortress. =P does nothing of course, so king promotion is just right here it was for Goldilocks. (2020-10-17)
A.Buchanan: Thanks for typing this in, James, although I don’t really understand the joke. And if 1. g8=K how does Wh dislodge bK from g6/h6? (2020-10-18)
Henrik Juel: The joke seems to be that Black has agreed to accept stalemate as a win for White
If we disregard this, I agree that White cannot win with an extra king; it is easy to dislodge black king from g6/h6, but later White cannot dislodge him from g8/h8 (2020-10-18)
A.Buchanan: If the convention is dynasty, then promotion to a king turns both wKs into erlkings until one is captured. I think these can mate bK, no? (2020-10-19)
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Keywords: Joke, Kindergarten Problem, Miniature, Promotion in the key (K), Joke promotion
Genre: Studies
FEN: 8/6Pp/7k/7p/7P/8/7p/7K
Reprints: Hartford Courant , p. 15, 6/2/1911
Input: James Malcom, 2020-10-07
Last update: James Malcom, 2020-10-17 more...
59 - P1381266
James Malcom
(2) MatPlus.net Forum 27/9/2019
P1381266
(6+7) C+
#7
1. Kc1! d6 2. h8=S! gxh6 3. Sg6 h5 4. Sf4 h4 5. Sxd3 h3 6. Se1 h2 7. Sc2#
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James Malcom: This composition is one of my personal favorites amongst mine. It was inspired be Krabbe's Journal #89, which touches on the so called theme of "remote knight promotion." The point of this is to show the aximum diaganol distance with kings and pawns only.

A Meredith rendering is still pending for any geniuses out there. (2020-10-24)
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Keywords: Stalemate avoidance, Kindergarten Problem, under-promotion (S)
Genre: n#
Computer test: Gustav 4.1d, Brute Force
FEN: 8/3p2pP/7P/p2P4/p7/P2p4/p2P4/k2K4
Input: James Malcom, 2020-10-24
Last update: Alfred Pfeiffer, 2020-10-26 more...
60 - P1381565
Mirko Degenkolbe
C252 SuperProblem (Website) 15/05/2020
P1381565
(6+1) C+
#7
1. a5? Kg8!
1. f7? Kg7!
1. g7+? Kg8 2. Kg4!
1. ... Kh7!

1. Kg4! Zugzwang
1. ... Kg8 2. g7 Kf7 3. Kf5 Ke8 4. g8=D Kd7 5. Db8 Kc6 6. Ke6 Kc5 7. Dd6#
3. ... Kg8 4. Ke6 Kh7 5. Kf7 Kh6 6. g8=D Kh5 7. Dg5#
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(MD1468)
Definition:
Three trys by different white pions fail on three different escapes of the black king from the corner.
In the solution, two completely different matt images: one on the edge, which ends with pattern matt, and one surprisingly in the middle of the board.
Kindergarten problem.
Rex-solus.
Miniature.
A.Buchanan: Two of the tries are bogus in that the sK move is forced. It’s like counting a random queen check as a try if Black’s only legal reply is to capture the queen (2020-11-06)
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Keywords: Rex solus (s), Kindergarten Problem, Miniature, Promotion (D)
Genre: n#
Computer test: Popeye WINDOWS98-32Bit-Version 3.77 (8192KB)
FEN: 7k/8/5PP1/8/P6P/3P3K/8/8
Input: Felber, Volker, 2020-11-05
Last update: Felber, Volker, 2021-02-08 more...
61 - P1382048
Ottó Titusz Bláthy
37 Vielzügige Schachaufgaben 1890
Version By Unknown
P1382048
(9+9)
#111
1. Kb4! Ka8 2. Ka3 Kb7 3. Ka2 Ka8 4. Kb1 Kb7 5. Ka1 Ka8 6. Ka2 Kb7 7. Ka3 Ka8 8. Kb4 Kb7 9. Ka5 f6 18. ... f5 27. ... g6 36. ... g5 45. ... h6 54. ... h5 63. ... f4 72. ... f3 81. ... h4 90. ... h3 99. ... b4 100. Kxb4 a3 101. Kxa3 Ka8 102. Ka4 Kb7 103. Ka5 Ka8 104. b4 Kb7 105. b5 cxb5 106. Kb4 Kc6 107. a8=D+ Kd7 108. De4 Kc8 109. c6 Kd8 110. Kxb5 Kc8 111. De8#
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An elongated version of P1372653 by four moves; the original origins are unknown

Move length record for a kindergarten problem
A.Buchanan: Any kind of assessment of soundness of this one? (2020-11-19)
James Malcom: Andrew, there is no doubt about the soundness. Sure, the ending may have a few duals, but those are generally acceptable in Blathy's correct work. Here is the proof.

All White pawns are immobile. The kingside mustn't move, or else Black breaks through and wins. Nor can a7, b2, or b6 without losing the winning chance.

The Black king is stuck, of course. The Black kindgside pawns are forever held up by White's, and the queenside ones can't move, or else Black would soon be in zugzwang and lose.

Lastly, the White king can't go after the Black pawn to shorten the game, or the Black queenside pawns must be tended to. If the White king reaches either e5 or f4, then Black plays b4!, threatening to queen soon. So the White king must hurry back, Black gets the White queen stuck as well, and it is a draw.

With a restricted White king to the given triangulation corridor, the Black king stuck, all pawns pawns frozen on their journeyes, the soundness is guranteed. (2020-11-19)
James Malcom: Furthermore, on move 99 with Black to move, chess.com analysis agrees with checkmate in move 112, albeit with a few move order corrections that I've just made. So it is still correct, with a Blathy style taste in duals. (2020-11-19)
Anton Baumann: Nach 99. - b4 gemäss Gustav noch 12 Züge; das ist #111.
Korrektur: ... 108.De4 Kc8 109.c6 Kd8 110.Kxb5 111.De8# (2020-11-20)
James Malcom: Fixed. (2021-01-20)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Move Length Record, Promotion (D), Sea Snake
Genre: n#
FEN: 8/Pk3ppp/1Pp5/KpP5/p1p3p1/2P3P1/1P3P1P/8
Input: James Malcom, 2020-11-18
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-01-20 more...
62 - P1382736
Gunter Jordan
4526v idee & form 147, p. 4997, 07/2020
P1382736
(2+6)
h#7
1. d3-d2 Kxg2 2. d1=D Kh1 3. Df3+ Kg1 4. Df6 exf6 5. d4 f7 6. d3 f8=D 7. d3-d2 Df1#
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farbvertauschter Meeraner, Themafiguren: sB & sB

Die hier vorliegende Fassung ist bereits die korrigierte Stellung. E. Fomichev stellte fest, dass der sBg4 überflüssig ist. Er wurde in i&f 149 (01/2021), Seite 5045 gestrichen.
Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61 also (2021-01-29)
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Keywords: Minimal (B), Kindergarten Problem, Phoenix (gemischtfarbig), Antiphönix, Promotion (D), Selfblock, Tempo Move, Round Trip (K-3), Meerane-Thema
Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye WINDOWS98-32Bit-Version 3.77 (8192KB)
FEN: 8/8/4p3/3pP3/8/3p2p1/6p1/4k1K1
Input: Felber, Volker, 2020-12-04
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-21 more...
63 - P1383112
James Malcom
Mat Plus 04/08/2019
P1383112
(7+7)
#7
1. Kc1! b6 2. h8=S! gxh6 3. Sg6 h5 4. Sf4 h4 5. Sxd3 h3 6. Se1 h2 7. Sc2#
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Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61 (2020-12-18)
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Keywords: under-promotion (S), Superseded by (P1381266), Kindergarten Problem
Genre: n#
FEN: 8/1p4pP/3p3P/1PpP4/2P5/3p4/p2P4/k2K4
Input: James Malcom, 2020-12-18
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2020-12-19 more...
64 - P1383309
Gerard Smits
18223 Die Schwalbe 303 06/2020
P1383309
(5+2)
hs#4 2.1;1.1;...
Superguards
Henrik Juel: Popeye 4.61 reports no solutions (2020-12-25)
Gerd Wilts: Sorry, the condition Superguards was missing. I will improve the LaTeX import so that this will not happen again. (2020-12-25)
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Keywords: Miniature, Minimal (b), Kindergarten Problem, Allumwandlung
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/1P6/8/8/8/3PP2P/5pK1/4k3
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2020-12-23
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2020-12-25 more...
65 - P1384831
Lion Xray
Facebook 31/12/2020
P1384831
(9+9)
In how many ways can you add a White Queen and a Black Queen to this diagram to obtain a legal position?

2021 solutions
A.Buchanan: beautiful! (2021-01-01)
Henrik Juel: Yes, beautiful simplicity; finally one I can handle...
There are 64-9-9 = 46 empty squares, so the queens can be added in 46x45 = 2070 ways
The only illegality is that both kings are in check, which happens in 7x7 = 49 ways
Answer: 2070-49 = 2021 (2021-01-01)
A.Buchanan: Oh the other two today aren't hard, Henrik. But this one is a real gift from the Gods (2021-01-01)
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Keywords: Add pieces (Dd), Symmetrical position, Kindergarten Problem
Genre: Retro, Mathematics
FEN: 4k3/3ppp2/ppp3pp/8/8/PPP3PP/3PPP2/4K3
Reprints: Retros mailing list 01/01/2021
Input: A.Buchanan, 2021-01-01
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-01-01 more...
66 - P1386050
Wlodzimierz Proskurowski
1987 Problemista 88-89 11-12/1968
1. ehrende Erwähnung
Informalturnier 1968-1969
P1386050
(3+4) cooked
Remis
1. Kf3! Kg5 2. Ke4 Kf6 3. Kd5 b6 4. Kc4 Ke5 5. Kb3 Kd4 6. Ka4 Kd3 7. b3 c4 8. bxc4 Kxc4 patt
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Judge Vladimir Korolkov 07-10/1970
SCHRECKE: Unlösbar!!
1.Kf3 b6! 2.Ke4 Kg4 3.Kd5 Kf4 4.Kc4 Ke4 5.Kb3 Kd3! 6.Ka4 Kc2! 7.b3 c4! (2021-01-31)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Miniature
Genre: Studies
FEN: 8/1p6/8/1Pp5/1p5k/8/1P4K1/8
Reprints: 975 Problemista 106-109 07-10/1970
Input: Marcin Banaszek, 2021-01-31
Last update: Marcin Banaszek, 2021-02-17 more...
67 - P1386146
Udo Degener
18154 Die Schwalbe 302 04/2020
P1386146
(1+3) C+
h#8
b) \sB g2 \ra f2
Ultra-Schachzwang; Annan-Schach
SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85
a) 1.b1L+ Kb3 2.La2+ Kc2 3.Lb1+ Kd1 4.g1T+ Ke2 5.Ld3+ Kf3 6.Le2+ Ke3 7.Tg3+ Kf2 8.Th3+ Kg1#
b) 1.b1D+ Ka3 2.Dd3+ Ka4 3.Dd7+ Kb3 4.Dh3+ Kc2 5.f1S+ Kd1 6.Se3+ Ke1 7.Sg2+ Ke2 8.Kg1+ Kf2# (2021-02-11)
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Keywords: Annan Chess, Kindergarten Problem, Miniature
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/8/8/8/8/8/Kp4pk/8
Input: Gerd Wilts, 2021-02-01
Last update: James Malcom, 2021-02-11 more...
68 - P1387026
Eugeniusz Iwanow
1141 Problemista 124-126 01-03/1972
5. ehrende Erwähnung
17. Thematurnier
P1387026
(2+2) C+
h=3
b) Farbwechsel
a) 1. g6-g5 b6-b7 2. g5-g4 b7-b8=D 3. g4-g3 Db8xg3=
b) 1. b6-b5 g6-g7 2. b5-b4 g7-g8=D 3. b4-b3 Dg8xb3=
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Thema des Turniers: Zwillinge polnisches Types (alle Steine wechseln Farbe)
Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61
The twin brings nothing new (2021-03-05)
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Keywords: Kindergarten Problem, Minimal (B), Miniature, Promotions to queens, Corner mate (-patt), Model stalemate
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: Popeye 4.83
FEN: 8/8/1P4p1/8/8/8/8/K6k
Input: Marcin Banaszek, 2021-03-05
Last update: Marcin Banaszek, 2021-03-07 more...
69 - P1387617
Erich Bartel
3326 Scobs lignea 20/03/2021
P1387617
(1+2)
ser-!=8, 2.1...;
Degradierung
1. h4 2. h5 3. h6 4. h7 5. h8\prom{L} 6. Le5 7. Lxg3
8. Lf2\prom{B} !=
1. h2×g3 2. g4 3. g5 4. g6 5. g7 6. g8\prom{D} 7. Dg1
8. Df2\prom{B} !=
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Henrik Juel: The Annan condition seems unnecessary (2021-03-20)
Erich Bartel: Hello Henrik, thanks for your tip, you are right, my fault. I reset it. (2021-03-21)
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Keywords: Excelsior, Relegation Chess, Promotion (D/L), Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature, Homebase
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: %Popeye FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-64Bit v4.59
FEN: 8/8/8/8/8/5kp1/7P/8
Input: Erich Bartel, 2021-03-20
Last update: Dieter Berlin, 2021-03-25 more...
70 - P1388028
Pascale Piet
9027 Seven Chess Notes 179 12/2020
P1388028
(2+4) C+
h#5
1. Kf7 Ke3 2. Kg6 Kf2 3. Kh5 Kg1 4. Kh4 Kh2 5. h5 g3#
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Keywords: Pawn mate, Ideal mate, Kindergarten Problem, Miniature, Minimal (B), Selfblock
Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
FEN: 4k3/7p/8/6p1/4K1p1/8/6P1/8
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2021-04-01
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2021-04-02 more...
71 - P1388078
Ivan I. Antipin
9029 Seven Chess Notes 179 12/2020
P1388078
(2+2) C+
h#6
0.1.1...
b) sBd4->c2
a) 1. ... exd4 2. Kf5 d5 3. Ke4 d6 4. Kd3 d7 5. Kc2 d8=D 6. Kb1 Dd1#
b) 1. ... e4 2. Kg5 e5 3. Kf4 e6 4. Ke3 e7 5. Kd2 e8=D 6. Kc1 De1#
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Keywords: Ideal mate, Minimal (B), Promotion (D), Promotions to queens, Kindergarten Problem, Miniature
Genre: h#
Computer test: Popeye 4.61
FEN: 8/8/6k1/8/3p4/K3P3/8/8
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2021-04-02
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-08 more...
72 - P1389101
Siegfried Hornecker
Chess Problems & Studies Discord Server 4/4/2021
10th Place
CP&S Discord Server Composition Tourney 0 {}
P1389101
(2+2)
Series mover. Exchange the position of two pieces as quickly as possible. What is the first and what is the last move?
Henrik Juel: 1.axb6 2.Ka7 .. 7.b1=DL 8.DLe4 9.DLa8
is faster than
1.a5 .. 5.a1=D .. 7.Dxb6 8.Ka7 .. 11.Da8 (2021-04-30)
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Keywords: Joke, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature, Vielväterstellung, Series mover
Genre: Fairies
FEN: k1K5/p7/1P6/8/8/8/8/8
Reprints: MatPlus.net Forum 4/4/2021
Input: A.Buchanan, 2021-04-30
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-04-30 more...
73 - P1389166
Andrew Buchanan
Retros mailing list 12/12/2012
P1389166
(2+1) C+
#3
b) Capture the King: win in 2 moves
1. Kf6 Kh7 2. f8=T Kh6 3. Th8#
1. Kg6 Kg8 2. fxg8=D,T,L,S 1. ... Kg7/Kh7 2. Kxg7/Kxh7
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Duplicate Diagram: P1013439

Henrik Juel: part a) is C+ Popeye 4.61
1.Kf6 Kh7 2.f8=T Kh6 3.Th8#
part b) is damaged by a promotion dual...
1.Kg6 Kg8 2.fxg8=DTLS, 1... Kg7,Kh7 2.KxK (2021-05-02)
A.Buchanan: The point about promotion dual hadn't occurred to me: interesting! On reflection, I think it's like the tolerated dual in regular chess, where if the mating move is =Q/R or =Q/B that's ok, because it would be unreasonable to exclude from soundness all promotion mates where the mated king is not very near to the promoted unit. Similarly here, the promotion captures the opposing king, so the promotion choice is academic. Nevertheless, we would not wish to render unsound *all* king-capturing promotion moves, so we need a tolerated dual! Ground-breaking! :D Thanks so much (2021-05-02)
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Keywords: Capture the King, Kindergarten Problem, Minimal, Miniature, Tolerated dual promotion (DTLS)
Genre: 2#, 3#, Fairies
Computer test: HC+ Popeye 4.61 part a ok part b has "tolerated dual" for Capture the King stip :-)
FEN: 7k/5P2/8/5K2/8/8/8/8
Reprints: chess.stackexchange.com 2/5/2018
Chess Problems & Studies Discord Server 2/5/2021
Input: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-02
Last update: A.Buchanan, 2021-05-11 more...
74 - P1389413
Hans Gruber
2087 Gaudium 232 31/10/2020
P1389413
(1+3) C+
ser-hs#8
Alphabetschach
Transmutierende Könige
1. ... Kd2 2. Ke3 3. d2 4. d1=D 5. Df1! 6. Ke4 7. Kf5! 8. De1+, dann 1. ... Kxe1 f2#
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Henrik Juel: not 7.Kf4? which makes 8.De1+ an illegal selfcheck (2021-05-09)
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Keywords: Alphabetic Chess, Kindergarten Problem, Rex solus, Transmuting Kings, Promotion (d), Miniature
Genre: Fairies
Computer test: Popeye Windows-64Bit v4.79 (4096 KB)
FEN: 8/8/8/8/1K6/3p1p2/2k5/8
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-09
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-09 more...
75 - P1389667
Mykola Kolesnik
8760 Seven Chess Notes 174 07/2020
P1389667
(2+5)
h#6
Zero
a) wBe2->g2
b) sBe4->f3
a) 1. c1=L g4 2. Lh6 g5 3. e3 gxh6 4. e2 h7 5. e1=L h8=D 6. Lb4 Da1#
b) 1. f2 e4 2. f1=L e5 3. Lb5 e6 4. Ld7 exd7 5. c1=L d8=D 6. Lb2 Da5#
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SCHRECKE: a)+b): C+, Gustav 4.1d, Brute Force (2021-05-16)
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Keywords: Antiphönix, Echo, corner to corner (D in a), Kindergarten Problem, konsekutive Umwandlungen 3 (llD), Miniature, Minimal (B), Model mate, Selfblock, Promotions to queens, Promotions to bishops, under-promotion key (in a)
Genre: h#
Computer test: SCHRECKE: a)+b): C+, Gustav 4.1d, Brute Force (2021-05-16)
FEN: 8/4p3/8/8/4p3/kp6/2p1P3/7K
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-16
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2021-05-16 more...
76 - P1390004
Lubos Kekely
ChessProblems.ca 2018
P1390004
(3+4)
ser-hs#13
Transmutierende Könige
1. ... e5 2. e4 3. e3 4. e2 5. e1=D 6. De6 7. Dxa6 8. Dxc4 9. a5 10. a4 11. a3 12. a2 13. Dc1+ & 1. Kxc1 d2#
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SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85 (2021-05-24)
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Keywords: Antiphönix, Pawn mate, Entblockung, Excelsior, black, Kindergarten Problem, Miniature, Selfblock, Series mover, Transmuting Kings, Promotion (d)
Genre: Fairies
FEN: 8/p3p3/P7/6K1/2P5/3p4/8/k7
Input: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-23
Last update: Gunter Jordan, 2021-05-23 more...
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