Problem Display
PID: 12743 (8/3p4/3R4/pN6/1kP4K/5Q2/8/8 w - - 0 1)

Abbott, Joseph William

The Westminster Papers, 1869

8/3p4/3R4/pN6/1kP4K/5Q2/8/8

#3

5 + 3


5454 Near Snap 2022
  • SOUND
  • Sets
    • 1...Ka4
      • 2.Qa3#
  • Tries
    • 1.Sa3?
      • threat
        • 2.Rb6+
          • 2...Ka4
            • 3.Qb3#
          • 2...Kc5
            • 3.Qf2#
            • 3.Qe3#
      • 1...Ka4
        • 2.Rb6
          • threat
            • 3.Qb3#
      • 1...a4
        • 2.Rd5
          • 2...d6
            • 3.Rb5#
        • 2.Qe3
          • 2...Ka5
            • 3.Qd2#
            • 3.Qc5#
            • 3.Qb6#
            • 3.Qe1#
            • 3.Qc3#
      • 1...Kc5!
    • 1.Rd5?
      • threat
        • 2.Qa3+
          • 2...Kxc4
            • 3.Rc5#
        • 2.Qc3+
          • 2...Ka4
            • 3.Qa3#
      • 1...d6
        • 2.Qc3+
          • 2...Ka4
            • 3.Qa3#
        • 2.Qd3
          • 2...Ka4
            • 3.Qa3#
          • 2...a4
            • 3.Qc3#
      • 1...Kxc4!
    • 1.Rc6?
      • threat
        • 2.Qa3#
      • 1...Ka4
        • 2.Qa3#
      • 1...a4
        • 2.Qc3#
      • 1...dxc6!
    • 1.Qc3+?
      • 1...Ka4
        • 2.Qa3#
      • 1...Kc5!
    • 1.Qe3?
      • 1...a4
        • 2.Sa3
          • 2...Ka5
            • 3.Qd2#
            • 3.Qc5#
            • 3.Qb6#
            • 3.Qe1#
            • 3.Qc3#
      • 1...Kxc4!
  • Keys
    • 1.Sc7!
      • 1...Ka4
        • 2.Rb6
          • threat
            • 3.Qb3#
      • 1...Kxc4
        • 2.Sa6
          • threat
            • 3.Qd3#
          • 2...Kb5
            • 3.Qb3#
      • 1...Kc5
        • 2.Sa6+
          • 2...Kxc4
            • 3.Qd3#
          • 2...Kxd6
            • 3.Qf6#
      • 1...a4
        • 2.Sa6+
          • 2...Kxc4
            • 3.Qd3#
          • 2...Ka5
            • 3.Qd5#
            • 3.Qh5#
            • 3.Qc3#
            • 3.Qf5#

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