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StrateGems

No. 4 , Oct-Dec 1998

R0011 - Henrik Juel

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[k7/8888888]

0+1. Add wh. K, 4 wh P's, and bl. N for a 5+2 Illegal Cluster (4 solutions)

[k7/8888888]

Solution


R0012 - Noam Livnat

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

A Bar-Mitzvah Prenent to Emily Donati

[8/8/8/8/4N3/8/8/8]

1+0. Add wh. K, wh. Q, wh. N, and bl. K for a 4+1 Illegal Cluster

[8/8/8/8/4N3/8/8/8]

Solution


R0013 - Andrei Frolkin

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[nN6/qrPp4/bRp5/RPp4p/Np1p2P1/k2PP3/2PrP3/1QK5]

13+12. Last check?

[nN6/qrPp4/bRp5/RPp4p/Np1p2P1/k2PP3/2PrP3/1QK5]

Solution


R0014 - Thomas Volet

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

Dedicated to  T. Hickey

[rn6/P2p4/pp4p1/B2P3p/RKpp3P/rB3pP1/QPPR1P1k/Nb2b2N]

15+14. Path of WKP?

[rn6/P2p4/pp4p1/B2P3p/RKpp3P/rB3pP1/QPPR1P1k/Nb2b2N]

Solution


P0014 - Joost de Heer

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

(This problem was later found to be cooked)

[1n1qkbnr/2p1pppp/88/2b5/2N5/1r1P1P1P/2BRK3]

7+13. Proof game in 11.0 moves

[1n1qkbnr/2p1pppp/88/2b5/2N5/1r1P1P1P/2BRK3]

Solution


P0015 - C. C. Frankiss

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[rnbk1b1r/ppp1pp1n/3p3n/5P1N/7R/7N/PPPPP2q/RNBQ1K1B]

15+15. Proof game in 14.0 moves

[rnbk1b1r/ppp1pp1n/3p3n/5P1N/7R/7N/PPPPP2q/RNBQ1K1B]

Solution


P0016 - John Meyers

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[2Rqkr2/B1pppp1b/ppn2npp/88/2P1P3/2PP1PPP/1N1QK1NR]

14+14. Proof game in 15.5 moves

[2Rqkr2/B1pppp1b/ppn2npp/88/2P1P3/2PP1PPP/1N1QK1NR]

Solution


P0017 - Andrei Frolkin

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[1nbq1rk1/1pppnppp/8/2b1p1r1/P7/6P1/1PPPPPP1/2B2RK1]

11+15. Proof game in 16.5 moves

[1nbq1rk1/1pppnppp/8/2b1p1r1/P7/6P1/1PPPPPP1/2B2RK1]

Solution


P0018 - Mikhail Kozulya

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[R1rq1bn1/2pnp1p1/pp2b1p1/3pPp2/3Pk3/6PQ/2P2PP1/1NB1KBN1]

13+15. Proof game in 17.0 moves

[R1rq1bn1/2pnp1p1/pp2b1p1/3pPp2/3Pk3/6PQ/2P2PP1/1NB1KBN1]

Solution


P0019 - Michel Caillaud and Noam Livnat

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[1nbq1knr/2p1ppbp/p2R2p1/1Q2B3/PpP1RPBK/3P2PN/1P2P2P/1N5r]

16+15. Proof game in 21.5 moves

[1nbq1knr/2p1ppbp/p2R2p1/1Q2B3/PpP1RPBK/3P2PN/1P2P2P/1N5r]

Solution


P0020 - Unto Heinonen

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[4n3/2pp2pp/pp3p2/3q2kP/P2nbb2/r3PRr1/1PPP1PP1/2B1KBN1]

13+15. Proof game in 21.5 moves

[4n3/2pp2pp/pp3p2/3q2kP/P2nbb2/r3PRr1/1PPP1PP1/2B1KBN1]

Solution


P0021 - Satoshi Hashimoto

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[1R1qk1nr/3pp2p/1p1p1pp1/4bB1b/7P/5NP1/1PPPPP2/2KQ4]

12+13. Proof game in 16.5 moves

[1R1qk1nr/3pp2p/1p1p1pp1/4bB1b/7P/5NP1/1PPPPP2/2KQ4]

Solution


R0002v - Henrik Juel

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998 for the corrected version

[n3k3/r6r/8888/R6R/4K3]

3+4. Add 24 men to create an Illegal Cluster

[n3k3/r6r/8888/R6R/4K3]

Solution


P0008v - Thierry Le Gleuher

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998 for the corrected version

[1Q1b4/pBpp1kp1/p7/3pnp1p/4n3/1r1PrPR1/qPP1PP1P/1N2K1NR]

14+15. Proof game in 21.5 moves

[1Q1b4/pBpp1kp1/p7/3pnp1p/4n3/1r1PrPR1/qPP1PP1P/1N2K1NR]

Solution


P0011v - Mark Kirtley

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998 for the corrected version

Dedicated to Gianni Donati

[r1b2bn1/pppqppp1/1n1k4/7p/8/6P1/1PPPPP1P/1rBQKB2]

11+15. Proof game in 13.0 moves

[r1b2bn1/pppqppp1/1n1k4/7p/8/6P1/1PPPPP1P/1rBQKB2]

Solution


H0085 - Dr. Tomislav Petrovich

StrateGems 4, Oct-Dec 1998

[8/8/7P/pnr3pP/pPk1pppb/P5R1/p1P3PP/R3K3]

10+11. h#2

[8/8/7P/pnr3pP/pPk1pppb/P5R1/p1P3PP/R3K3]

Solution