Jul-Aug 2006

R304c -

14+12. Release the position

[2BbN2B/1pprrQRk/3ppKRP/5ppp/5P2/8/PpPP1PP1/8]

Solution

R311 -

7+11. SPG in 16.5 moves

[kr6/1pp2pp1/1p4p1/4p3/4nb2/2N5/1PP1PP2/R5K1]

Solution

R312 -

9+16. SPG in 28.5 moves

[1q3br1/P2ppppP/n1p1bP1n/1pp2br1/1P6/8/2PP2P1/2KR3k]

Solution

R313 -

(This problem was later found to be cooked))

```                  1   1       1
3   1   1   1   2   5   3
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
2|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
2 3|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1 3|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1 2|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
1 2|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+```

a) Determine the occupied squares (using the Paint By Numbers a.k.a. Nonogram a.k.a. Griddlers method)

b) Add on these squares 2 kings, 1 white bishop and 16 pawns (10+9).

c) Orientate the board

Solution