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No. 35, Jul-Sep 2006

R0127 - Andrei Frolkin, Andrei Kornilov

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[1q1brQN1/1pp2RBk/3ppK1p/3n1p1b/8/1P3PP1/P1PPP1P1/N4B2]

15+12. Last 15 moves?

[1q1brQN1/1pp2RBk/3ppK1p/3n1p1b/8/1P3PP1/P1PPP1P1/N4B2]

 

Solution


R0128 - Klaus Wenda

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[8/6k1/6P1/5b2/K1P1r1q1/4n3/8/3Q4]

4+5. Retract 3 moves, then mate in one (Proca Retractor, Anti-Circe Cheylan)

[8/6k1/6P1/5b2/K1P1r1q1/4n3/8/3Q4]

Solution


R0129 - Wolfgang Dittmann

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[3b1k2/1ppPrq1P/2KN3r/5P1P/8/nB6/P3P3/8]

9+8. Retract 8 moves, then mate in one (Proca Retractor, Anti-Circe Cheylan)

[3b1k2/1ppPrq1P/2KN3r/5P1P/8/nB6/P3P3/8]

Solution


P0191 - Marco Bonavoglia

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

Dedicated to Sara

[rnbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/8/2P5/8/PP2PPPP/RNBQKBNR]

15+15. Proof Game in 3.5 moves (2 solutions, Andernach)

[rnbqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/8/2P5/8/PP2PPPP/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0192 - Marco Bonavoglia

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

Dedicated to Sara

This problem was later found to be cooked

[rn1qkb1r/6pp/8/p1p1p3/3pNp1P/8/PPPPPPP1/RNBQKB2]

15+13. Proof Game in 12.0 moves (Suicide chess)

[rn1qkb1r/6pp/8/p1p1p3/3pNp1P/8/PPPPPPP1/RNBQKB2]

Solution


P0193 - Eyjölfur Eyjölfsson

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[3qkr1r/ppppp1p1/5p2/8/2P5/8/PP1PPPP1/RNBQKBNR]

15+11. Proof Game in 12.0 moves

[3qkr1r/ppppp1p1/5p2/8/2P5/8/PP1PPPP1/RNBQKBNR]

Solution


P0194 - Kostas Prentos, Andrei Frolkin

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[1nbqkbnr/1pppp2p/p7/8/5P1R/2P4B/2PPPK2/1NB2QNR]

13+13. Proof Game in 15.5 moves

[1nbqkbnr/1pppp2p/p7/8/5P1R/2P4B/2PPPK2/1NB2QNR]

Solution


P0195 - Radovan Tomasevic

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[1n1qkbnR/pp1ppp1p/2p4R/7K/8/4PN2/1PPP1PP1/1NBQ4]

13+12. Proof Game in 16.0 moves

[1n1qkbnR/pp1ppp1p/2p4R/7K/8/4PN2/1PPP1PP1/1NBQ4]

Solution

 

Improved version:

P0195c - Radovan Tomasevic

[1n1qkbnR/pp1ppp1p/2p4R/6B1/2PPPP2/5N2/1P4P1/1N1QK3]

13+12. Proof Game in 16.0 moves

[1n1qkbnR/pp1ppp1p/2p4R/6B1/2PPPP2/5N2/1P4P1/1N1QK3]

Solution


P0196 - Paul Raican

StarteGems 35, Jul-Sep 2006

[1n4n1/5pp1/6p1/4b2q/3p2kr/6rp/1pP2PPP/RNB1KBNR]

11+13. Proof Game in 22.5 moves

[1n4n1/5pp1/6p1/4b2q/3p2kr/6rp/1pP2PPP/RNB1KBNR]

Solution