PID: 45924 (3Bn2b/1r1P4/3kN3/1bN1R3/3KBP2/8/8/8 w - - 0 1)

Vaughan, Colin V

Sunday Chronicle, 1943

(First published on Sun Dec 12 1943)

3Bn2b/1r1P4/3kN3/1bN1R3/3KBP2/8/8/8
#2 8 + 5

1 solution

  • Set play
    • 1...Bxe5+
      • 2.fxe5#
    • 1...Bxd7
      • 2.Sxb7#
    • 1...Ba6
      • 2.dxe8=S#
    • 1...Bc4
      • 2.dxe8=S#
    • 1...Bd3
      • 2.dxe8=S#
    • 1...Be2
      • 2.dxe8=S#
    • 1...Bf1
      • 2.dxe8=S#
  • Tries
    • 1.Sg5?
      • threat
        • 2.Sf7#
      • 1...Bxe5+
        • 2.fxe5#
      • 1...Rxd7!
      • 1...Bc4
        • 2.dxe8=S#
    • 1.Sc7?
      • threat
        • 2.Sxe8#
      • 1...Bxe5+
        • 2.fxe5#
      • 1...Sxc7
        • 2.Be7#
      • 1...Rxc7
        • 2.Be7#
      • 1...Bxd7
        • 2.Sxb7#
      • 1...Sg7!
      • 1...Sf6
        • 2.Re6#
  • Keys
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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.

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