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The Postal Round Problems and Solutions
Written by Brian Stephenson   

Note: In these solutions, those moves that were required are given in bold type. All else is given for the sake of completeness and for the interest of solvers. The symbol 'S' is used for knight and threats are given in parentheses.

John M Rice

Original

1b6/2P1K3/1S3S1p/1p5Q/1p1k4/2sp4/3B4/r1R5

Mate in 2

Michael Lipton

Al Hamishmar, 1953

3R4/2qrps2/2p1S1Q1/2Pk2pR/1p1P1b2/1K6/6b1/1B6

Mate in 2

Henry M Prideaux

Source?

8/K7/4P3/4P3/2k1BQ2/4B3/8/8

Mate in 3

Peter F Copping

1st Prize, The Observer, 1958

5rb1/2B2p2/1PBp3b/8/p1p1prp1/1k3p2/SP3R2/KS6

Mate in 3

Ernst Baumbgarten

Chemnitzer Tageblatt, 1925

b2r4/qspP2b1/1p1PBkSp/Pr2RPp1/2p5/1pp5/5BS1/7K

Mate in 5

Vukota Nikoletic

2nd HM., Knobi's Knobelecke, 1993-1994

1qB5/2bp4/1pS1R3/1k2p3/2S1P3/QpKbp3/pP1Pr3/2s5

Selfmate in 3

Klaus Wenda & Friedrich Chlubna

1st HM., feenschach, 1978

6B1/8/P7/rR1Q4/p4B2/P5p1/2kp1pS1/R2S1K1s

Selfmate in 5

Jakob Mintz

Magyar Sakkelet, 1981

7q/3k4/8/2K3S1/6r1/8/8/8

Helpmate in 4; 2 solutions

 

 
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