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1 - P1201958
David Zimbeck
M0369 StrateGems 26 04/2004
2. Lob
Richter: A. Mikholap
P1201958
(12+11) cooked
#15
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play all play one stop play next play all
Cook: NL(#8):
1. a8=D! ...
Cooked in 8 moves: 1. a8=D+!
David Zimbeck: [White "Zimbeck - Mate in 15"]
[Black "Strategems 2004"]
[Result "1-0"]
[FEN "1R3r2/PPPPPPPP/1N5n/kpp5/3bp3/2n2p2/1Kpq4/7N w - - 0 1"]
[PlyCount "29"]

1. a8=Q+ Kxb6 2. Qa6+ Kxa6 3. Ra8+ Kb6 4. b8=Q+ Rxb8 (4... Kc6 5. Qb7+ Kd6 6.
exf8=Q+ Ke5 7. Qd6+) 5. cxb8=Q+ Kc6 6. Qd6+ Kxd6 7. d8=Q+ Ke5 8. e8=Q+ Kf4 9.
Qg5+ Kxg5 10. g8=Q+ Nxg8 11. hxg8=Q+ Kf4 12. f8=Q+ Ke3 13. Qxf3+ Kxf3 14. Qh5+
Ke3 15. Qg3# 1-0

This is the fix to the position. I'm not sure what was published in SG26 but in my book the position I give is totally different. This sets the (max) world record for queen promotions for white in a direct mate. (2018-11-29)
Olaf Jenkner: Cooked as well. 2. Qa7+
The last 13 moves are C+. (2018-11-29)
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Genre: n#
Input: Kevin Begley, 2011-9-7
Last update: Olaf Jenkner, 2018-11-29 more...
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