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Stuttgarter Zeitung

Christmas Contest, 2004

Here are the five retro problems of the traditional Christmas Contest of the German newspaper "Stuttgarter Zeitung" by Harald Keilhack.

Among the solvers with the correct solutions of A) and B) prices are drawn by lot.

Send your solutions until the 15th of January to the following address:

  Stuttgarter Zeitung (Schach)
  Postfach 106032
  D-70049 Stuttgart
  Germany 

The German original of this article can be found at

http://www.kaniaverlag.de/htm/Weihnachtsloesewettbewerb.html


A - Reprint
Stuttgarter Zeitung, 12/2004

[2RBR3/3B4/3k4/8/3K4/8/8/8]

5+1. #3

[2RBR3/3B4/3k4/8/3K4/8/8/8]


B - Günther Weeth
Stuttgarter Zeitung, 12/2004 (Original)

[8/8/8/8/8/B7/rP6/Nk1K4]

4+2. White retracts one move, then #1

[8/8/8/8/8/B7/rP6/Nk1K4]

The following problems are not mandatory for the contest, but senders of correct solutions for C) - E) will receive a book price.

C - Gabriele Bauers
Stuttgarter Zeitung, 12/2004 (Original)

[2nb3q/PPP1RKpp/bpp2pp1/pp3kP1/6R1/5P2/6PN/2B5]

11+13+1. Add a Pawn, then #1

[2nb3q/PPP1RKpp/bpp2pp1/pp3kP1/6R1/5P2/6PN/2B5]


D - Werner Keym & Günther Weeth
Stuttgarter Zeitung, 12/2004 (Original)

[8/8/8/8/8/8/8/5K1k]

1+1+4. Add a White Queen, a White Bishop on a white square, and two White Pawns in a way that Black is mate and the last move is unambiguously determined.

[8/8/8/8/8/8/8/5K1k]


E - Werner Keym & Günther Weeth
Stuttgarter Zeitung 12/2004 (Original)

[2b1kB1r/ppnppp2/2p5/8/P4P1P/3P4/PPp1P2P/7K]

10+11+1. Add a chessmen in a way that castling will not happen in this game.

[2b1kB1r/ppnppp2/2p5/8/P4P1P/3P4/PPp1P2P/7K]