# A Collection of Fairy Problems

by Philippe Schnoebelen

672 - **A. Klibanski** and **
N. Plaksin**

2nd Prize feenschach 1977

13+10. (Grid-Chess) **(a)**
Where have the missing men been captured?

**(b)** First move of the Black King?

671 - **M. Caillaud**

2nd Prize feenschach 1979

12+10. (Maos *g1*, *e7*)
Both sides may castle.

The game was played with Maos instead of Knights. **(a)**
Where have the Bishops been captured?

**(b)** Least number of moves by Mao b8?

F1557R - **Peter Fayers** and
**Cedric Lytton**

The Problemist, Jul. 1995

11+13. Game played with Equihoppers
instead of Knights.

What was captured where?

3309 - **René J. Millour**

US Problem Bull. 101, May-June 1995

15+15+1. Which were the capture squares? (Imitator
*g6*)

2616 - **R. J. Millour**

Phénix 54, Jul.-Aug. 1997

9+9. (Plus chess) Which
unit necessarily visited *d6*?

321 - **Dr. Niels Høeg**

The Chess Amateur, 1928

4+2. Bl. retracts and helpmates
in 1 (Grasshopper *b4*
& Nightrider *b1*)

2711 - **N. Plaksin**

3rd Hon. Mention, diagrammes 1991-92

8+8. Is this possible? (Madrasi)

1 - **Wolfgang Dittmann**

feenschach 91, May 1989

1st Prize feenschach 1989

14+15. (Losing Game) First move
of wh. Pawn f2?

R2 - **Caillaud, Michel**

Comm. Andernach TT, 1993

15+15. Shortest proof game
in 3.0 moves (Andernach chess)

2 - **Laurent Joudon**

Rex Multiplex, 1983

4+3. (Retro-Volages) Mate
in 2

3667 - **Tschöpe, Jürgen**

Problemkiste, 02/1995

15+16. Shortest proof game
in 2.5 moves (Dynamo chess)

9067 - **Pascal Wassong**

Die Schwalbe Heft 156, 12/1995

13+11. Where has the Bl. Queen been captured? (Madrasi)

3 - **R. J. Millour**

Probleemblad, Jan. 1995

8+7+1. The white King is somewhere on the board. Where is he?

Where have the black Bishops been captured? (Imitator
*g1*)

4 - **Luigi Ceriani**

La Genesi delle Posizioni,
1961

Ded. D. E. Cohen & F. R. Oliver

12+12. Vertical cylinder. Where
is the h-a border?

What was the 1st move of the black QB?

5 - **Raymond Smullyan**

The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes,
1979

6+4. Monochromatic chess.
White to move.

Prove that a promotion and an en passant capture occurred

2104 - **J. Lörinc**

Phénix 34, Oct. 1995

2+9. Last move?

**(a)** Orthodox

**(b)** Patrol chess

**(c)** Isardam

8950 - **René J. Millour**

Die Schwalbe Heft 154, 08/1995

2+3. Last 6 single moves?
(Martian Circe)

3509 - **Caillaud, Michel**

Problemkiste, 08/1994

9+16. Shortest proof game
in 9.5 moves (Andernach chess)

3300 - **Thierry Le Gleuher**

diagrammes 113, 04/1995

8+9. Last 23 single moves?
(Monochromatic chess)

F1489R - **Juraj Lörinc**

The Problemist, Sep. 1994

16+14. (Patrol chess) **(a)**
Game score to whose 14th?

**(b)** Mate in 1 (who?)

3718 - **Tschöpe, Jürgen**

Problemkiste, 04/1995

16+15. Proof game in 3.0 moves
(Dynamo chess)

404 - **N. Plaksine**

Europe Echecs 283, 07/1982

In memoriam Roger Diot

6+13. Reflex mate in 1

6 - **L. A. Garaza**

Thèmes 64, Jan. 1962

3rd Prize

12+9. (Maximummer) Mate in 2.

**(a)** diagram; **(b)** Pd5 -> c3;
**(c)** Pd5 -> c2