(pid = 13201)

Shinkman, William Anthony

Dubuque Chess Journal, 1890

Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square
Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square White king Empty square Empty square Empty square
Empty square Empty square Black king Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square
Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square White queen Empty square White bishop
Black bishop Black pawn Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square
Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square
Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square White bishop
Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square

Intended solution(s): 1

  • - Set play
  • + Tries
    • + 1.Qe6+?
      • - 1...Kb7!
      • + 1...Kc5
        • + 2.Be2
          • + threat
            • - 3.Qd6#
            • - 3.Bg1#
          • + Kd4
            • - 3.Qe5#
      • + 1...Kb5
        • + 2.Be2+
          • + Ka5
            • - 3.Qa6#
            • - 3.Bc7#
          • + Kc5
            • - 3.Qd6#
            • - 3.Bg1#
        • + 2.Be8+
          • + Ka5
            • - 3.Bc7#
          • + Kc5
            • - 3.Bg1#
  • + Keys
    • + 1.Be2!
      • + threat
        • + 2.Qe6+
          • + Kb7
            • - 3.Qa6#
          • + Kc5
            • - 3.Qd6#
            • - 3.Bg1#
        • + 2.Qd7+
          • + Kb6
            • - 3.Qc7#
          • + Kc5
            • - 3.Qd6#
            • - 3.Bg1#
        • + 2.Qc8+
          • + Kb6
            • - 3.Qc7#
          • + Kd5
            • - 3.Qc4#
        • + 2.Qa5
          • + threat
            • - 3.Bf3#
          • + Kb7
            • - 3.Qa6#
          • + Bb5
            • - 3.Qxb5#
          • + Bb3
            • - 3.Qb5#
          • + Bc2
            • - 3.Qb5#
          • + Bd1
            • - 3.Qb5#
      • + 1...Kb6
        • + 2.Qa5+
          • + Kxa5
            • - 3.Bc7#
          • + Kb7
            • - 3.Qa6#
          • + Kc6
            • - 3.Bf3#

Other information


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SourceYears
British Chess Magazine1899
Schachminiaturen I1902
Offiziers Schachzeitung1905
Bulletin de la FFE1928
The Golden Argosy1929
Chess1946
Chess Life1953
Spectacular Chess Problems1965
Classic Chess Problems by Pioneer Composers1970
Chess Problem Gems by Eight Eminent American Composers1972
Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries1981
Solving in Style1985
European Junior Chess Solving Championship2005
The Problemist2008

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