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No. 34, Apr-Jun 2006

R0126 - Paul Raican

StrateGems 34, Apr-Jun 2006

Retract -1. Kg2xRg3 Rh3-g3 -2. Bf8-g7 f4-f3 -3. Kf2-g2 e4-e3 -4. Be7-f8 Bh2-g1 -5. Ke3-f2 Bg3-h2 -6. Bd8-e7 f5-f4 -7. Sd5-c3 & Sf6#

The author improves (R0126v) by removing f3, and -8 & #1, starting with -1. Ke1xPf2 f3-f2


P0188 - Udo Degener

StrateGems 34, Apr-Jun 2006

a) 1. h4 e6 2. Rh3 Be7 3. Rf3 Bg5 4. Rxf7 Kxf7 5. f4 Kg6 6. f5+ Kh5 7. f6 g6 8. f7 Nf6 9. f8=R

b) 1. f4 e6 2. f5 Ke7 3. f6+ Kxf6 4. h4 Kg6 5. Rh3 Kh5 6. Rf3 g6 7. Rxf7 Nf6 8. Rxf8

The wPf and Rh1 take turns clearing the way for one another.


P0189 - Michael Grushko

StrateGems 34, Apr-Jun 2006

1. d4 Sf6 2. Kd2 Se4 3. Ke4 e5 4. Ke5 Ke7 5. Bg5 Kb4 6. Qd3 Qf6 7. Ke8 Qd4 8. Qa3 Ke1 9. Qe7 Qd1 10. Qd8

A swift K/K and Q/Q swap.

COOKED by David Moulton, Ladislav Belcsak, Romuald Lazowski, C.C. Frankiss and Radovan Tomasevic: 1. d4 e5 2. de5 Ke7 3. Bg5 Kb4 4. Kd2 Sf6 5. ef6 Qf6 6. Ke3 Qf4 7. Ke8 Qc1 8. Qd6 Ke1 9. Qe7 Qd1 10. Qd8


P0190 - Andrei Frolkin, Kostas Prentos

StrateGems 34, Apr-Jun 2006

1. f4 h5 2. f5 h4 3. f6 h3 4. fxe7 hxg2 5. exf8=B Rh3 6. Bc5 Rg3 7. Bb6 axb6 8. h4 Raa3 9. h5 Rac3 10. bxc3 Qh4 11. Ba3 f6 12. Bf8 d6 13. h6 Bf5 14. h7 Bd3 15. exd3 Kf7 16. Qf3 Kg6 17. Ne2 g1=N 18. h8=R Nh3 19. Rh5 Nf4 20. Rb5 Ne6 21. Rb2 Qb4 22. Rh8 Nh6 23. Qg2 Kh5 24. Nc1 g6 25. Bg7 c5 26. Rf8 Nf7 27. Bh8

The two Anti-Pronkin pieces (Bf8 and Rh8) switch places.