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The Postal Round Problems and Solutions
Written by Brian Stephenson   

Note: In these solutions the symbol 'S' is used for knight and threats are given in parentheses.

1. John M Rice

British Chess Magazine, 1984

8/5p2/2b1P3/3pp2R/4Skp1/Qp4p1/2B1s1P1/5SsK

Mate in 2

2. Composer?

Source?

8/b2SS1ps/1p6/1p2pb1r/1r2ks1R/1pR4p/1P6/1K3BB1

Mate in 3

3. Composer?

Source?

1R6/3S1bs1/2p1p3/kPP1pp2/p1p3pK/P6P/2r2P2/B7

Mate in 5

4. Composer?

Source?

sb6/prPPp3/rkp1P1p1/p1p3P1/P3BKP1/4BP2/8/8

Selfmate in 2

5. Veikko Hynonen,
Osmo Kaila &
Mika Korhonen

2nd HM., The Problemist, 1981

8/8/3S1k2/4qp2/3pB3/8/8/5K2

Helpmate in 4: 2 solutions

6. Amatzia Avni

3rd Prize, The Problemist, 1980

4r3/K2kS3/8/2p5/8/7p/Q1B1qp1P/8

White to play and win

Many thanks to Neil Ormerod for providing this postal round.

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