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Bruno's Chess Problem: 01/28/2020

E.Baylni, 1992

Mate in 2 (***)
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2020-01-28 09:41:57, by slowbut2
before my seeing comments: My solution [arrived to through the 32-pixel, B&W, restartable-moving-pieces setting]: in view of the possibility\s: west knight starts\ , to mate with west knight after black-pawn move [or mate with queen \ ] , white's nethree starts
2020-01-28 08:27:34, by problemist
Miniature. There are some tries 1. Nb6?, Na5? (zugzwang) Kc3!, Kc5! and 1. Ncd2? (threat 2. Qa5#), Nfe5? (threat 2. Qa3#) both fail to 2.. Kc5! The key 1. Ne3 creates zugzwang 1.. c5, Kc3 (Kc5) 2. Nd5#, Qa3#. Some model mates are shown in tries and solution. Sp. HM., Banska Bystrica (BABY)-50 JT, Uralski Problemist, 1993. Reprinted in "Still More Fun with Chess Miniatures" (2002). yacpdb mentions an anticipation: "Anticipated in Заря Урала 1992 by a certain Banny, E." But this problem is not documented in the database.

Евгений Александрович Ваулин (Evgenji Aleksandrovich Vaulin) Russian composer.

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