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Die Schwalbe

No. 185, October 2000

10914 - Andrei Frolkin & Andrei Kornilov
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[5KQ1/p1pprpPq/1p2pRNk/5pr1/6pR/6NB/6P1/8] (solution)

9+12. Release the position

 


10915 - Alexander Zolotarev
Dedicated to Nikita Plaksin
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[Qn6/rnpp1Np1/qpkp4/n7/1KP1Pp2/rRp5/NP1P1PP1/2B5] (solution)

12+14. Add a white bishop and release the position

 


10916 - Alexander Yarosh
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[3KBK/8/2B5/3B4/2B1B3/3B1B2/2B1B3/N2B4] (solution)

0+0+13. Colour the pieces so a #6 is possible for one of the sides.

 


10917 - Roberto Osorio
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[rnbqkbnr/1Ppppppp/1pP5/8/8/B7/P2KPPPP/R6R] (solution)

11+15. Proof game in 10.5 moves

 


10918 - Andrei Frolkin & Mikhail Kozulya
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[3qk1nr/2pn1pp1/3pp3/6RR/PP1B2Bp/2N1PNb1/2PP1PPP/Q5K1] (solution)

16+12. Proof game in 17.5 moves

 


10919 - Unto Heinonen
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[6k1/8/pppppppp/8/1Q1B2BK/PPPPPPPP/n1N5/R1bbq1NR] (solution)

16+13. Proof game in 21.5 moves

 


10920 - Gerald Irsigler
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[1q1bR3/QRb1R1b1/5k1n/nr5q/1N1K3n/2N1N2q/1rr1q1NQ/2B1B1R1] (solution)

13+14. Find a move order with 31 directly consecutive checks.

 


10921 - Werner Keym
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[4k3/8/8/8/8/8/2PPPPP1/4K3] (solution)

6+1. Add as economically as possible pieces, so a #1 is possible. (Monochromatic chess)

 


10922 - Arnold Beine
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[no diagram] (solution)

In a legal position, a black piece Y, which isn't attacked, and which doesn't attack any white piece, makes a move. After that, it can be captured by X white pieces.
What is the maximal value of X, when promoted pieces are
a: allowed
b: disallowed?
With which pieces Y is this possible?

 


10732c - Thierry le Gleuher
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[2k3n1/ppp2pp1/2p3p1/N3p3/3B4/4K1N1/1R3PPR/8] (solution)

8+10. Proof game in 15.5 moves

 


10733c - Peter Wong
Die Schwalbe Heft 185, Oct. 2000

[1n2kbnr/1qppp1p1/pp6/1r6/4b2p/P1P3PN/P2PPPR1/2KR1B2] (solution)

12+15. Proof game in 18.0 moves