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StrateGems

No. 7, Jul-Sep 1999

R0029 - Michel Caillaud & Thierry le Gleuher

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[8/8/4ppn1/2P1pqb1/1pPkPpPp/1n1p1b1K/4p2P/8]

6+14. shc#9 (Consequent series helpmate in 9)

[8/8/4ppn1/2P1pqb1/1pPkPpPp/1n1p1b1K/4p2P/8]

Solution


R0030 - Andrei Frolkin

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[Nn6/qrPp2p1/RPp5/Rp4P1/Np1p1p2/k2P2p1/2PrPP2/1QK1b3]

13+14. a) Can we tell which of the kings visited a1? b) What were the captures?

[Nn6/qrPp2p1/RPp5/Rp4P1/Np1p1p2/k2P2p1/2PrPP2/1QK1b3]

Solution


R0031 - A. A. Kislyak

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[nRBQ1nbr/1pRKpkp1/2p1pprB/6pP/8/4P3/2PP1PP1/8]

12+13. Release the position

[nRBQ1nbr/1pRKpkp1/2p1pprB/6pP/8/4P3/2PP1PP1/8]

Solution


R0032 - Thomas Volet

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[q2N1n2/1p2pp1p/b3p1p1/kpK5/r4P2/QP2P1P1/PP2PRPB/1r3B2]

14+13. Release the position

[q2N1n2/1p2pp1p/b3p1p1/kpK5/r4P2/QP2P1P1/PP2PRPB/1r3B2]

Solution


P0038 - Radovan M. Tomasevic

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[3qk1r1/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1BQKB1R]

14+11. Proof game in 9.0 moves (Einstein chess)

[3qk1r1/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/R1BQKB1R]

Solution


P0039 - Michel Caillaud & Mark Kirtley

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[rn2kb2/ppp2pp1/2r1pq2/3p4/6b1/8/PPPPPP1P/RNBQKBNR]

15+14. Proof game in 7.0 moves (2 solutions)

[rn2kb2/ppp2pp1/2r1pq2/3p4/6b1/8/PPPPPP1P/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0040 - Michel Caillaud & Mark Kirtley

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[rnbq2n1/pppp4/4k1p1/4p2p/8/8/PPPPPP1P/RNBQKBNR]

15+13. Proof game in 7.0 moves (2 solutions)

[rnbq2n1/pppp4/4k1p1/4p2p/8/8/PPPPPP1P/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0041 - Satoshi Hashimoto

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[2bqkbnr/ppp1pp1p/3r3p/3p4/7P/6R1/PPPP1PP1/RNBQKBN1]

15+15. Proof game in 13.0 moves

[2bqkbnr/ppp1pp1p/3r3p/3p4/7P/6R1/PPPP1PP1/RNBQKBN1]

Solution


P0042 - Satoshi Hashimoto

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[qk3b1r/2p2ppp/1pn3n1/2pppb2/8/5P2/P1PP1PPP/RNBQK1NR]

14+15. Proof game in 15.5 moves

[qk3b1r/2p2ppp/1pn3n1/2pppb2/8/5P2/P1PP1PPP/RNBQK1NR]

Solution


P0043c - Noam Livnat

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[2k1r1Bq/ppp1p3/2n1b2n/2Qp4/R2P1B2/4PrPN/PbP2PP1/6RK]

14+13. Shortest proof game. Did black castle?

[2k1r1Bq/ppp1p3/2n1b2n/2Qp4/R2P1B2/4PrPN/PbP2PP1/6RK]

Solution


P0044 - Unto Heinonen

StrateGems 7, Jul-Sep 1999

[R2qk3/2pp1pp1/1p2pr1n/BBbBbbBb/3PR3/N3P2N/2P2P2/3QK3]

14+14. Proof game in 25.0 moves

[R2qk3/2pp1pp1/1p2pr1n/BBbBbbBb/3PR3/N3P2N/2P2P2/3QK3]

Solution