# Die Schwalbe

No. 194, April 2002

11461 - Peter Olzewski
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002

14+14. a) Mate in 3 moves
b) Mate in 2 moves after the key of a)
c) Mate in 1 move after the key of b)

[5n2/6p1/6P1/4prr1/Pn1pP1Pp/Rp1P1pkP/BPpP3b/KRBb2N1]

11462 - Alexander Zolotarev
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002

13+10. Minimal number of knight moves?

[brn5/Prpn4/BbK5/1RPP4/2kp4/2PP2PP/3Pp3/2NN4]

11463 - Andrei Kornilov
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002

13+12. How many (and which) moves were played at least since the capture of the white rook?

[NBrn1K2/PpPRrp1Q/2ppp1Pk/1P4pp/2p5/8/2PPP1P1/8]

11464 - Christoph Fieberg
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002
(This problem was later found to be cooked)

12+9. Proof game in 23.0 moves

[8/1RpnPn2/5p2/3bN1k1/2N5/1Q1R1p2/1PPPPPr1/4K2r]

11465 - Alexander Yarosh
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002

12+12. Cut the board into four 4x4 squares and rearrange the pieces to get an illegal cluster. The pieces may be rotated (so ignore the square coloring of the diagram!)

[NN1NN3/nNn1K3/nnnQ4/nqnn4/4n2k/6NN/1N3N1N/3n4]

11466 - René J. Millour
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002

 7+5. [1B6/ppp3p1/4P3/6K1/8/R7/p2PPP2/8] 4+6. [k3N3/8/3p1pp1/8/7b/1PP3P1/8/1n6]

11+11. (Alice chess) a) Origin of Ra3?  b) Last move?

11467c - Hauke Reddmann
Die Schwalbe Heft 194, Mar/Apr 2002
(Misprint corrected)

34+1. How many bishops should be removed at least so that white can deliver mate?

Note: The original diagram showed 32 Black Bishops instead of the 32 White ones.

[1B1B1BkB/B1B1B1B1/1B1B1B1B/B1B1B1B1/1B1B1B1B/B1B1B1B1/KB1B1B1B/BNB1B1B1]