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StrateGems

No. 24, Oct-Dec 2003

R0108 - Dmitrij Baibikov

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

Dedicated to A. A. Troitzky and L. Ceriani

[NNn1k3/BQRRPp2/Kr1bp3/1rPnpp2/1Pp5/1p3P2/2P1P3/8]

13+12. Can the position exist without the possibility of en-passant?

[NNn1k3/BQRRPp2/Kr1bp3/1rPnpp2/1Pp5/1p3P2/2P1P3/8]

Solution


P0132 - Robert Osorio, Jorge J. Lois

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[rn1qkbnr/ppp1ppp1/3p4/3b4/8/5P1p/PPPPP1PP/RNBQKBNR]

16+16. Shortest proof game in 6.5 moves (Koeko)

a) Diagram
b) Bd5->e4

[rn1qkbnr/ppp1ppp1/3p4/3b4/8/5P1p/PPPPP1PP/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0133 - Cornel Pacurar

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

Dedicated to Paul Raican

[1n3rk1/5p1p/4p3/pppp2p1/1P1P2P1/4P2q/P1P2P1P/RNBQKBNR]

16+12. Shortest proof game in 11.5 moves

[1n3rk1/5p1p/4p3/pppp2p1/1P1P2P1/4P2q/P1P2P1P/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0134 - Robert Osorio, Jorge J. Lois

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[rn1qkbn1/pp1ppp2/2p2B2/7p/4P3/2PP4/PP2K1PP/RNNQ1B2]

14+13. Shortest proof game in 14.5 moves

[rn1qkbn1/pp1ppp2/2p2B2/7p/4P3/2PP4/PP2K1PP/RNNQ1B2]

Solution


P0135 - Cornel Pacurar

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[rnb5/1p1pp2q/p4kpp/5p1K/7P/5P2/1PPPP1P1/RNBQ1BNR]

15+12. Shortest proof game in 15.0 moves

[rnb5/1p1pp2q/p4kpp/5p1K/7P/5P2/1PPPP1P1/RNBQ1BNR]

Solution


P0136 - Henryk Grudzinsky

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[rNbQ1b1r/4nk2/N7/7q/8/6K1/pppppppp/RNB2B1R]

9+15. Shortest proof game in 15.0 moves (Mirror Circe)

[rNbQ1b1r/4nk2/N7/7q/8/6K1/pppppppp/RNB2B1R]

Solution


P0137 - Pascal Wassong

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[1n4n1/1p3pp1/1p1Bp3/1kp5/3pP3/P3b1Pb/P1PPNPP1/RN1QKB1r]

15+13. Shortest proof game in 15.5 moves (2 solutions)

[1n4n1/1p3pp1/1p1Bp3/1kp5/3pP3/P3b1Pb/P1PPNPP1/RN1QKB1r]

Solution


P0138 - Reto Aschwanden

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[1k6/p2nn3/br1b1p2/qp5p/6P1/4p3/P1rPPP2/RNBQKBNR]

13+13. Shortest proof game in 17.5 moves

[1k6/p2nn3/br1b1p2/qp5p/6P1/4p3/P1rPPP2/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0139 - Unto Heinonen

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[3k4/p2p1ppp/2n2n1r/2p5/1bb4P/q1P1P3/P1P1PPP1/RN1QKBN1]

14+13. Shortest proof game in 18.0 moves

[3k4/p2p1ppp/2n2n1r/2p5/1bb4P/q1P1P3/P1P1PPP1/RN1QKBN1]

Solution


P0140 - Henryk Grudzinsky

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[RNbqk1nr/2p2ppp/2n5/8/8/N2P1NRr/3KbqPP/2BQ1Bb1]

12+14. Shortest proof game in 19.0 moves

[RNbqk1nr/2p2ppp/2n5/8/8/N2P1NRr/3KbqPP/2BQ1Bb1]

Solution


P0141 - Ryan McCracken

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[8/4kprn/b1n4r/1Bpp2p1/7b/1q2P3/PPPP1PPP/RNBQ1KNR]

16+12. Shortest proof game in 19.5 moves (Andernach)

[8/4kprn/b1n4r/1Bpp2p1/7b/1q2P3/PPPP1PPP/RNBQ1KNR]

Solution


P0142 - Rustam Ubaidullaev

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[r1R5/n2ppp1p/bp4p1/qpp3K1/kP1PP1R1/b1P2PP1/n1R1N2P/rB2QN2]

15+16. Shortest proof game in 30.0 moves

[r1R5/n2ppp1p/bp4p1/qpp3K1/kP1PP1R1/b1P2PP1/n1R1N2P/rB2QN2]

Solution


S0261 - Tomislav Petrovic

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[rn6/b1N3Pp/pNp1R2p/kbKpP2P/q1pP4/Q1rp4/1P3P2/R3B3]

13+14. s#2

[rn6/b1N3Pp/pNp1R2p/kbKpP2P/q1pP4/Q1rp4/1P3P2/R3B3]

Solution


H0842 - Tomislav Petrovic

StrateGems 24, Oct-Dec 2003

[8/6p1/5p1B/5PPR/4pkPp/5p1K/7P/8]

7+6. h#2*

[8/6p1/5p1B/5PPR/4pkPp/5p1K/7P/8]

Solution