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StrateGems

No. 16, Oct-Dec 2001

R0084 - Thomas Volet & Pascal Wassong

StrateGems 16, 2001

[Nrbb4/qprp3p/PpQK1p1P/RRpp4/Brk2P2/B1P5/1PP5/1N6]

14+14. Release the position! (3 black rooks)

[Nrbb4/qprp3p/PpQK1p1P/RRpp4/Brk2P2/B1P5/1PP5/1N6]

Solution


R0085c - Thierry le Gleuher

StrateGems 16, 2001

[8/4pp2/2rp4/p3r3/p1k5/PbP5/p1pP3P/b1K5]

5+12. Consequent Series-helpmate in 21 moves

[8/4pp2/2rp4/p3r3/p1k5/PbP5/p1pP3P/b1K5]

Solution


R0086c - Thierry le Gleuher

StrateGems 16, 2001

[r1b5/pp1p4/4p3/2p5/4P3/2P5/P4PP1/R1rk1RK1]

8+9. (Monochromatic chess) Where was the wKB captured? (Monochrome chess)

[r1b5/pp1p4/4p3/2p5/4P3/2P5/P4PP1/R1rk1RK1]

Solution


R0087 - Thierry le Gleuher

StrateGems 16, 2001

[n7/p1pp4/1p6/8/4PPPk/3PRppB/PPPppBbb/KRq1nr1r]

12+16. Mate in 1 move?

[n7/p1pp4/1p6/8/4PPPk/3PRppB/PPPppBbb/KRq1nr1r]

Solution


R0088 - Michel Caillaud

StrateGems 16, 2001

[b7/Pk1p4/R2B4/3KP1PP/2PQBNpP/6N1/6PP/R7]

16+4. h=2

[b7/Pk1p4/R2B4/3KP1PP/2PQBNpP/6N1/6PP/R7]

Solution


R0089 - Andrew Buchanan

StrateGems 16, 2001

[1Nk3K1/P1PN1B2/RBP1P3/2P1R1PQ/8/8/8/8]

14+1. (Dead Reckoning) Last move? (White to move.)

[1Nk3K1/P1PN1B2/RBP1P3/2P1R1PQ/8/8/8/8]

Solution


P0089 - Unto Heinonen

StrateGems 16, 2001

[1nbqk1Rr/1ppp1p2/5pp1/p7/8/8/PPP1PP1P/R1BQKBNR]

14+12. a) Shortest proof game in 8.5 moves b) (Madrasi) Shortest proof game in 8.0 moves

[1nbqk1Rr/1ppp1p2/5pp1/p7/8/8/PPP1PP1P/R1BQKBNR]

Solution


P0090 - Unto Heinonen

StrateGems 16, 2001

[r1b2qnr/pppBbk1p/4pp2/2n5/8/1P2B1P1/P1PPPP1P/RN1QK1NR]

16+16. a) Shortest proof game in 8.0 moves b) (Madrasi) Shortest proof game in 8.0 moves

[r1b2qnr/pppBbk1p/4pp2/2n5/8/1P2B1P1/P1PPPP1P/RN1QK1NR]

Solution


M0235 - Tomislav Petrovic (YUG)

StrateGems 16, 2001

[1Bq1Nrn1/2p2p1B/P6p/1P1KpPP1/5p2/2PkPP1P/2Rp4/6N1]

14+10. Mate in 4 moves

[1Bq1Nrn1/2p2p1B/P6p/1P1KpPP1/5p2/2PkPP1P/2Rp4/6N1]

Solution