PID: 24715 (Q7/8/8/3N4/4k3/5N2/6K1/8 w - - 0 1)

Geary, William

Source?, 0000

Q7/8/8/3N4/4k3/5N2/6K1/8
#3 4 + 1

1 solution

  • Set play
    • 1...Kf5
      • 2.Qe8 block
        • Kg4
          • 3.Qg6#
    • 1...Kd3
      • 2.Qa4 block
        • Ke2
          • 3.Qc2#
  • Tries
    • 1.Qd8? block
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Qe8 block
          • Kg4
            • 3.Qg6#
      • 1...Kd3!
    • 1.Qg8? block
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Qe8 block
          • Kg4
            • 3.Qg6#
      • 1...Kd3!
    • 1.Qa5? block
      • 1...Kf5!
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Qa4 block
          • Ke2
            • 3.Qc2#
    • 1.Qa2? block
      • 1...Kf5!
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Qa4 block
          • Ke2
            • 3.Qc2#
    • 1.Sf4+?
      • 1...Kxf4!
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Kg3 block
          • Kf6
            • 3.Qf8#
      • 1...Ke3
        • 2.Qb8
          • threat
            • 3.Qe5#
    • 1.Se3+?
      • 1...Kxe3!
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Kf2 block
          • Kc3
            • 3.Qa3#
      • 1...Kf4
        • 2.Qa7
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
    • 1.Kg3? block
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Sf4 block
          • Kf6
            • 3.Qf8#
      • 1...Kd3!
    • 1.Kf2? block
      • 1...Kf5!
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Se3 block
          • Kc3
            • 3.Qa3#
  • Keys
    • 1.Qc6! block
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Qe8 block
          • Kg4
            • 3.Qg6#
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Qa4 block
          • Ke2
            • 3.Qc2#
1908 777 Chess Miniatures in Three
2014 SCPF/BCPS Black Books
2017 White-Hume Collection
Completely anticipated by this problem (1903)

All solutions have been generated automatically using a set of default options and are only fully present for #2s and #3s. Solutions to #4s and #5s are being slowly added (and don’t include set play or tries), so some have solutions and some don’t. No other stipulations have been tested and neither have any twin positions. Solutions may include tries that aren’t thematic and lack tries that are. Sorry about this, but I do not have time to edit individual solutions.

Are you able to add to or correct the information about this problem? If so, please contact me, quoting PID 24715. Thank you.


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