PID: 161430 (8/8/8/3P4/6p1/4k1K1/8/2RR4 w - - 0 1)

af Hallstrom, Edvard Johannes Gabriel

Tidskrift for Schack, 1918

8/8/8/3P4/6p1/4k1K1/8/2RR4
#3 4 + 2

1 solution

  • Set play
  • Tries
    • 1.Kxg4?
      • threat
        • 2.Rc2 block
          • Ke4
            • 3.Re2#
      • 1...Ke4!
      • 1...Kf2
        • 2.Re1 block
          • Kg2
            • 3.Rc2#
            • 3.Re2#
      • 1...Ke2
        • 2.Kf4 block
          • Kf2
            • 3.Rc2#
            • 3.Rd2#
    • 1.Rc5? block
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.d6 block
          • Ke3
            • 3.Re5#
      • 1...Ke2!
  • Keys
    • 1.d6! block
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Rc5 block
          • Ke3
            • 3.Re5#
      • 1...Ke2
        • 2.Rd5 block
          • Ke3
            • 3.Re1#
2017 White-Hume Collection

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 161430. Thank you.


While I am alive MESON will always be free to access, but donations would be appreciated from those who wish to make them. I live on a small pension and any donations would help to defray the web-hosting costs and provide some reward for the many hours I spend on the database. If you wish to donate, plase click the PayPal button on the right.


Developed and maintained by Brian Stephenson.
Implemented with HTML5, MySQL, Perl (with, inter alia, CGI::Simple, HTML::Template & XML::LibXML) & CSS/Javascript (jQuery, Bootstrap & DataTables).