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1 - P1017980
Lionel Sharples Penrose
London Observer 1921
1. Preis
P1017980
(9+9) C+
#2
1. ... Tg2 2.Lf3#
1. ... Lg2 2. Dxe3#
1. ... e2 2. Sd2#

1. Kh5! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Tg2 2. Df3#
1. ... Lg2 2. Dg4#
1. ... e2 2. Dxd3#
1. ... Txf1 2. Dg4#
1. ... Txg3 2. Sxg3#
1. ... Lf3+ 2. Dxf3#
1. ... d2 2. Lc2#
1. ... Kxf5 2. Df4#
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BS Problemid: 2813
Authors: Penrose, Lionel Sharples
Sources: The Problemist 2001
Het Belgisch Schaakbord (L'Echiquier Belge) 1947
Mate in Two Moves 1931
Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Years: 1920
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (2813)
Genre: 2#
Computer test: SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85 (2020-11-17)
FEN: 8/2Np4/3P1p1B/3RpP2/4k1K1/3pp1Q1/5p2/3B1Nrb
Reprints: 32B Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Neues Wiener Tagblatt 16/07/1944
Het Belgisch Schaakbord 1947
The Problemist 2001
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Erich Bartel, 2020-11-17 more...
2 - P1022217
Samuel Loyd
371 Chess Record 12/1876
P1022217
(6+4)
#2
1. Sf2! droht 2. Sxh3#
1. ... Kh4 2. S2e4#
1. ... Kf4,Kf5,Kxf6 2. Sxh3#
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Set: "Fancies" - Centennial Tourney

5-fach fluchtfeldgebender Schlüssel
Loyd in 'Chess Strategy': "The object of a problem, therefore, being to capture and mate the King, we find a peculiar beauty and difficulty in moves that have an adverse tendency. Take for example the question of capturing the King, we find that a move that frees, instead of confining the King, gives a brilliancy and difficulty to the position that could not be obtained through the medium of any other key move. In 406, the King, being already hedged in, it makes a very pretty key move to give him five avenues of escape."
SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85 (2021-05-16)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (7073)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 8/7K/2Rn1N2/6k1/6N1/2n4p/8/4QR2
Reprints: 406 Chess Strategy (Loyd) , p. 203, 1878
364 Sam Loyd and his Chess Problems 1913
38E Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Diario de Noticias (Rio) 26/10/1930
56 Bote von der Ybbs 12/12/1930
2a-12 2345 Chess Problems 1997
Neue Deister Zeitung 02/10/2004
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2021-05-16 more...
3 - P1022352
Karl Alfred Stahl
Buffalo Sunday Times 04/04/1886
3. Preis
P1022352
(10+3)
#2
1. Da8
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BS Problemid: 7208
Authors: Stahl, Karl
Sources: Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Years: 1886
Vorweggenommen durch P1022354 , s.a. den Artikel im BCM 1886, S.441ff. Dort heißt es: "In justice to Mr. Rowland it must be noted that he undoubtedly can claim priority of publication over Herr Stahl. The Jamaica Gleaner assumed the contrary—in a recent article—upon the strength of a reprint of Mr. Rowland's version by Professor Brownson, but we have personally seen the Dublin Evening Mail of March 4th, and can vouch for the previous appearance of the position there and then.
It is somewhat curious that two of these, no doubt unconscious, reproductions should have occurred to problems crowned or highly commended in the self-same tourney. The Rowland—Stahl case is not quite so startling as the others, although the resemblance is striking enough and, if known in time, might probably have affected the award. ... the slight deviation on move one in these bi-move problems would rather tend to confirm the notion of deliberate piracy, were they the work of authors unknown to fame. We of course entertain no such suspicion and although the name of K. Stahl is almost unknown to us, yet we plainly see the probability that this composer's work was at Buffalo prior to March 4th, as also the utter unlikelihood he could have seen the Dublin Evening Mail of that date. The foregoing expose will undoubtedly not be without its utility, if composers will read aright the two-fold lesson it conveys. Viz :—First. Do not continue to harp upon old themes in a thin disguise. Let "the Bristol" rest in peace, and disturb no more the bones of "the poor Indian" or such used up subjects as the six move flight square two-mover. Second. Only false prophets tell you the future of the problem art points to positions with few pieces and scant variety. On the contrary, that way lies piracy and consequent mortification of spirit!"

Laut "simple Two-move Themes" war das Publikationsdatum allerdings "Jan., 1886"
Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61
Knight wheel (2020-09-19)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (7208)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 8/1R6/5P2/3n4/2N3PK/2P2k1N/Q1P2p2/5B2
Reprints: British Chess Magazine , p. 441, 11/1886
95 Sammlung leichterer Schachaufgaben III 1887
193 La Ilustracion artistica , p. 322, 14/05/1900
91 Schweizerische Schachzeitung , p. 44, 12/1901
150 I Uppnami 25/04/1902
61A Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Rainer Staudte, 2020-09-19 more...
4 - P1022644
I. Ingeborg
8452v Deutsche Schachzeitung 09/1895
P1022644
(8+2)
#2
1. Df1! Kxf6 2. Lb2#
1. ... Sxh4,Sxd2 2. Sc6#
1. ... Sd4 2. Sg6#
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BS Problemid: 7500
Authors: Ingeborg, I
Sources: Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Years: 1895
Alfred Pfeiffer: Autorname "Ingeborg" ist vermutlich ein Pseudonym. Dazu Jan Kalendovský in http://web.telecom.cz/vaclav.kotesovec/kalendovsky_ingeborg.pdf (tschechisch). Das Diagramm in diesem PDF hat zusätzlich wBd7 und sBh5. (2014-02-28)
Mario Richter: Wegen P1287960 und P1288082 liegt die Vermutung nahe, daß "Ingeborg in Prossnitz" ein Pseudonym von Ottmar Nemo und/oder Max Feigl ist. (2018-07-28)
Vaclav Kotesovec: Correct URL of this article is http://www.kotesovec.cz/kalendovsky_ingeborg.pdf (2021-04-11)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (7500)
Genre: 2#
Computer test: rawbats
FEN: 4K3/4N3/5N2/1Q1Pk3/7P/B4n2/3P4/8
Reprints: 58F Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Website Vaclav Kotesovec 06/08/2010
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2018-07-29 more...
5 - P1027156
Henry D'Oyly Bernard
Western Daily Mercury 26/11/1903
J. Juchli 1898
P1027156
(9+6)
#2
1. Ta1! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Kf5 2. Db1#
1. ... d5 2. Ld3#
1. ... e6,e5 2. Sxd6#
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BS Problemid: 12039
Authors: Bernard, Henry D'Oyly
Sources: Mate in Two Moves 1931
All Change Here! 1919
Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Solving in Style 1985
Years: 1903
SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85 (2021-01-29)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (12039)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 4N3/4p3/3p4/7p/1pB1kP1R/pP6/K3P3/4R1Q1
Reprints: 9 Washington Times 16/01/1904
Casopis ceskoslovenskych sachistu 1906
97 Arbeiter-Schachzeitung (Chemnitz) 05/1913
18B Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2021-01-29 more...
6 - P1039270
George C. Alvey
Surrey Weekly Press 05/1919
P1039270
(5+5)
#2
1. ... Lxf4 2. Dxf4#
1. ... Ld2 2. Sd3#
1. ... Th1,Tg1,Tf1,Te1 2. Sd3#
1. ... d4 2. De7#

1. Td3! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Lxf4 2. De7#
1. ... Ld2 2. Txd5#
1. ... Th1,Tg1,Tf1,Te1 2. Txd5#
1. ... d4 2. Dxd4#
1. ... Le3 2. Txe3#
1. ... La3,Lb2 2. Te3#
1. ... Txd3 2. Sxd3#
1. ... Td2 2. Te3#
1. ... Sf7,Sg6 2. Sg6#,Sxg6#
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BS Problemid: 24225
Authors: Alvey, George Clarence Vincent
Sources: All Change Here! 1919
Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Years: 1919
SCHRECKE: C+, popeye 4.85 (2020-11-17)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (24225)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 7n/6K1/8/3pk3/1Q3NB1/5R2/8/2br4
Reprints: 31D Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Neues Wiener Tagblatt 25/06/1944
2f-805 2345 Chess Problems 1997
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2020-11-17 more...
7 - P1039381
Alain C. White
Good Companions 1920
P1039381
(7+3)
#2
1. Da1! Zugzwang
1. ... Db2+ 2. Lc3#
1. ... Dxa1+ 2. c3#
1. ... Lb2+ 2. c3#
1. ... Lxd2 2. Dxb1#
1. ... Dxb3 2. Dxc1#
1. ... Dxc2,Da2 2. Dxc1#,Lc3#,Lb4#,La5#
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Sally: 1. Da1! - Dxa1, 2. Bc4#. 1. .. - Dxb3, 2. Dxc1#, 1. .. - Db2, 2. Lc3#. 1. ..Dxc2, 2. Dxc1#, 1. .. Lxd2, 2. Dxb1#.
Der erstaunlichste Schlüsselzug im ganzen Reich des Pr. Schachs.
S. 354S. Sammelsurium (H. Kastner; Humbold - Buch). (2010-10-19)
Henrik Juel: After 1.Da1 Dxa1+ follows the cross-check 2.c3# (2012-02-10)
Henrik Juel: Damaged by the duals after 1... Dxc2,Da2
But countless editors reprinted the problem because of the amazing key and the dual avoidance after 1... Dxa1+,Db2+, and it deservedly found a place in the retrospective FIDE Album (2020-11-17)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (24337)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 3R3K/8/5Q2/8/5N2/1B6/2PB4/1qbk4
Reprints: 64C Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Neues Wiener Tagblatt 23/04/1944
531 Szachy 04/1950
Im Wunderland des Schachproblems , p. 11, 1958
5 Volksstimme (Chemnitz) 11/06/1960
1696 Szachy 03/1970
FIDE Album 1914-1944/I 1971
XV Szachy 05/1971
87 Schach ohne Partner [Grasemann] 1977
52 Rätselvolle Schachaufgaben 1980
3 Szachy 08/1984
2c-389 2345 Chess Problems 1997
J Die Schwalbe 176, p. 60, 04/1999
111 Problemas para gente sin problemas 2003
Das Schach-Sammelsurium , p. 354, 2008
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2020-11-16 more...
8 - P1039595
T. Simbrovici
L'Alfiere di Re 1922
Sp. Preis
P1039595
(9+7) C+
#2
1. De2! droht 2. De5
1. ... Kb5+ 2. d4#
1. ... Kd5 2. Sd4#
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laut 'DAZ': "Sonderpreis 2. Turnier des Genueser Klubs", laur 'WMZ': "Preisproblem des 'Luigi Centurini' in Genua"
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (24551)
Genre: 2#
Computer test: Popeye 4.85
FEN: 3r4/1BR1B3/RbNpp1r1/2k2N1Q/8/3P4/6p1/6K1
Reprints: 190 Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung 17/12/1922
745 Arbeiter-Schachzeitung (Chemnitz) 3, p. 37, 03/1923
26E Simple Two-move Themes 1924
16 Wiener Morgenzeitung 25/08/1924
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: James Malcom, 2020-09-26 more...
9 - P1039730
Comins Mansfield
Morning Post 1923
P1039730
(5+4)
#2
* 1. ... Tg1,Th2,d3 2. S1d2,Sg3,De7#

1. Da6! (Zugzwang)
1. ... Tf2,T~2 2. Dg6#
1. ... Tg3,Tg~ 2. De2#
1. ... d3 2. De6#
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BS Problemid: 24686
Authors: Mansfield, Comins
Sources: Chess Problems: Introduction to an Art 1963
Complete Mansfield (Volume I) 1996
Simple Two-move Themes 1924
A Genius of the Two-mover 1936
Years: 1923
Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61, except for analogous minor duals in set play (after 1... Td2,Tg3) and solution (after 1... Te2,Tg6) (2020-11-17)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (24686)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 8/3K1R2/8/3p4/3pk3/Q4N2/6r1/5N2
Reprints: 41E Simple Two-move Themes 1924
215 Atputa 318 05/12/1930
Neues Wiener Tagblatt 23/01/1944
189 Der Schachspiegel , p. 31, 02/1949
2f-817 2345 Chess Problems 1997
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2020-11-16 more...
10 - P1047831
Walter Freiherr von Holzhausen

P1047831
(5+6)
#2
1. Lb1 axb1=D+ 2. Txb1#
1. ... f1=D 2. Tg6#
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BS Problemid: 32855
Authors: von Holzhausen, Walther F
Sources: Simple Two-move Themes 1924
Years: 1920
Quelle laut 'Comoedia': Giessen Solving Ty. 03/1920

gehört nach Meinung der 'Comoedia' zur Spezies "les clés théatrales",

Kreuzschach (échecs-croisés)
Henrik Juel: C+ Popeye 4.61, except for dual after 1... f1=L (2020-12-27)
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Keywords: Brian Stephenson Collection (32855)
Genre: 2#
FEN: 8/Bp5p/1R4B1/8/7p/7Q/p4p2/K5k1
Reprints: 15d Simple Two-move Themes 1924
209 Comoedia 26/01/1936
9 Hamburger Anzeiger 24/01/1945
Input: Brian Stephenson, 2004-08-12
Last update: Mario Richter, 2020-12-27 more...
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