(pid = 2075)

Bonus Socius

Substantially anticipates this problem (1886)

Source?, 1350

Empty square Empty square Empty square Black king Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square
White rook Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square Empty square White rook
Empty square Empty square Empty square Black knight 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 Empty square Empty square White king 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

Intended solution(s): 1

  • + Set play
    • + 1...Kc8
      • - 2.Ra8#
    • + 1...Ke8
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Sc8
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Se8
      • - 2.Ra8#
    • + 1...Sf5
      • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Se4
      • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Sc4
      • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Sb5
      • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 2.Rh8#
    • + 1...Sb7
      • - 2.Ra8#
  • + Tries
    • + 1.Ke2?
      • block
      • + 1...Kc8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • + 1...Ke8
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sc8
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Se8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 1...Sf7!
      • + 1...Sf5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Se4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sc4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sb5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sb7
        • - 2.Ra8#
    • + 1.Kc2?
      • block
      • + 1...Kc8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • + 1...Ke8
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sc8
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Se8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • - 1...Sf7!
      • + 1...Sf5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Se4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sc4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sb5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rh8#
      • + 1...Sb7
        • - 2.Ra8#
  • + Keys
    • + 1.Rhg7!
      • block
      • + 1...Kc8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • + 1...Ke8
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Sc8
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Se8
        • - 2.Ra8#
      • + 1...Sf7
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Sf5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Se4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Sc4
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Sb5
        • - 2.Ra8#
        • - 2.Rg8#
      • + 1...Sb7
        • - 2.Ra8#

Other information


#2

(3 + 2)

FEN "3k4/R6R/3n4/8/8/3K4/8/8 w - - 0 1"

SourceYears
The Good Companion Chess Problem Club1914
Mate in Two Moves1931
Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries1981
Beispiele zur Ideengeschichte des Schachproblems1982
Einfuhrung in die Welt des Schachproblem1984
Systematic Terminology1984
2345 Chess Problems1997
Near Snap2007

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