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PID: 31194 (8/8/5p2/8/B1K5/B3P3/3kpQ2/8 w - - 0 1)

Trcala, Stanislav

Lidove noviny, 1905

#2 5 + 3

1 solution

  • Set play
  • Tries
    • 1.Qg2? block
      • 1...Kxe3
        • 2.Bc1#
      • 1...Ke1
        • 2.Bb4#
      • 1...f5!
  • Keys
    • 1.Qf5! block
      • 1...Kxe3
        • 2.Bc1#
      • 1...Ke1
        • 2.Bb4#
      • 1...e1=Q
        • 2.Qd3#
      • 1...e1=R
        • 2.Qd3#
      • 1...e1=B
        • 2.Qd3#
      • 1...e1=S
        • 2.Qf2#
1999 Stanislav Trcala Sachovy odkaz
Substantially anticipates this problem (1940)
Substantially anticipates this problem (2011)

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