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2002, Page 1

1 - Jens Guballa
Retro mailing List, 5.1.2002

[rnbk1bnr/pppp1ppp/8/Q7/7q/8/PPP1PPPP/RNB1KBNR]

15+15. Shortest proof game in 4.0 moves

[rnbk1bnr/pppp1ppp/8/Q7/7q/8/PPP1PPPP/RNB1KBNR]


2c - Nicolas Dupont
Retro Mailing List, 22.04.2002 (13.05.2002)
(Original appeared in Problemesis 26, No. R57)

[1n2k3/4Pp1p/4P3/4P3/p3P2R/4PNQ1/1PP1P1B1/1NB2KR1]

16+5. Proof game in 20.5 moves

[1n2k3/4Pp1p/4P3/4P3/p3P2R/4PNQ1/1PP1P1B1/1NB2KR1]


3 - Andrew Buchanan
Retro Mailing List, 28.04. 2002, Original

[4k2r/3RPp1p/3QP3/4P3/4P3/2B1P3/1P2P1P1/1N2KB2] [Solution]

14+4. Shortest proof game in 18.5 moves

[4k2r/3RPp1p/3QP3/4P3/4P3/2B1P3/1P2P1P1/1N2KB2]


4 - Eric Angelini
Retro mailing List, 29.04.2002

I've found a help-game, yesterday, where, after Black's 14th move, no piece was on it's original square anymore and no Black Knights visible. On which squares did their captures occur?


5 - Noam Elkies
Retro Mailing List, 02.05.2002 (composed 1993)

[8/5P2/4PR1p/3pRPpk/3ppK1p/r7/8/8]

6+8. Mate in 1

[8/5P2/4PR1p/3pRPpk/3ppK1p/r7/8/8]


6 - Andrew Buchanan
Retro Mailing List, 02.05.2002, Original

[5rk1/1BQnbR2/5np1/8/2P1P3/2N5/4Nrq1/2KR4]

9+8. Shortest proof game in 13.5 moves

[5rk1/1BQnbR2/5np1/8/2P1P3/2N5/4Nrq1/2KR4]