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Die Schwalbe

No. 232, August 2008

13819 - Alexander Yarosh

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[r2n2r1/pp5N/5n2/8/8/8/R6R/8]

3+6. Add 14 pawns, 5 officers and both kings for an IC.

[r2n2r1/pp5N/5n2/8/8/8/R6R/8]

Solution


13820 - Guy Sobrecases

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

(Misprint fixed; in the printed version there was a wSg1)

[1krn2nr/pp3ppp/8/1qbppb2/8/3N4/PPP1PPPP/RNBQKB1R]

16+15. Proof game in 11.5 moves. a) diagram b) Sd3->c3

[1krn2nr/pp3ppp/8/1qbppb2/8/3N4/PPP1PPPP/RNBQKB1R]

Solution


13821 - Jorge Joaquin Lois, Roberto Osorio

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[5bnr/p3pppp/1p1p1n2/2p2b2/6kP/P5Pr/KPPPPP2/RN1Q1B2]

13+15. Proof game in 20.5 moves

[5bnr/p3pppp/1p1p1n2/2p2b2/6kP/P5Pr/KPPPPP2/RN1Q1B2]

Solution


13822 - Michel Caillaud

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[br3bnr/pk1p1p2/pq3p1p/6B1/3Q1PB1/7N/PP2PP1P/RN1K3R]

14+13. Proof game in 21.0 moves

[br3bnr/pk1p1p2/pq3p1p/6B1/3Q1PB1/7N/PP2PP1P/RN1K3R]

Solution


13823 - Silvio Baier

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[nb4n1/rppbp2p/4pp2/q2k3p/1r6/1p6/1PP1PP1P/RNBQKBNR]

13+16. Proof game in 26.5 moves

[nb4n1/rppbp2p/4pp2/q2k3p/1r6/1p6/1PP1PP1P/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


13824 - Bernd Gräfrath

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

Dedicated to Wolfgang Dittmann's 75th birthday

[rnbqK3/p1pppp2/8/8/1p6/4P3/PPPP1P1P/RNBQk2R]

13+11. (Losing Chess)

a) Minimal number of king moves?
b) Proof game in 10.5 moves

[rnbqK3/p1pppp2/8/8/1p6/4P3/PPPP1P1P/RNBQk2R]

Solution


13825 - Dragan Petrovic

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[8/6p1/6P1/P1PPkPP1/1PRrqNpN/1PKpppBB/1npr1npp/4b1Qb]

15+16. Shortest resolution (Circe)

[8/6p1/6P1/P1PPkPP1/1PRrqNpN/1PKpppBB/1npr1npp/4b1Qb]

Solution


13826 - Günther Weeth

Dedicated to Thomas Brand

[N3b3/k1N1PPpp/P5Pq/1n1Kn2p/8/6P1/1p3b2/2rr4]

8+12. -10 & #1 (Proca retractor, Magic square d7, Anticirce)

[N3b3/k1N1PPpp/P5Pq/1n1Kn2p/8/6P1/1p3b2/2rr4]

Solution


13827 - Klaus Wenda

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[8/8/PpK5/bp6/bP6/kr1Q4/gPR1B3/2r1R3]

8+8. -4 & #1 (Proca retractor, Grasshopper a2, Anticirce)

[8/8/PpK5/bp6/bP6/kr1Q4/qPR1B3/2r1R3]

Solution


13828 - Mario Richter, Thomas Brand

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

[8/8/8/8/8/5n2/5kr1/7K]

1+3. Last move? (Black to move, Isardam)

[8/8/8/8/8/5n2/5kr1/7K]

Solution


13829 - Werner Keym

Die Schwalbe 232, August 2008

Dedicated to Thomas Brand' introduction

Konstruiere ein Illegal Cluster mit möglichst vielen Steinen auf einer Geraden. Der von seinem Ursprungsfeld am weitesten entfernte Stein steht auf wei?#376;em Feld.

Construct an IC with as many pieces as possible on a straight line. The piece that's farthest away from its homesquare is on a white square.

Solution