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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.

1. Godfrey C Quack

The Observer, 1950

1K4b1/3kp3/3S2SR/BPp2r2/r4p2/1B1Q4/p7/8

Mate in 2

2. Mark Reitman

1st HM., Vecherni Odessa, 1983

r7/7b/qp4Q1/p1pSR3/2k2s2/4B3/1R1P4/2S4K

Mate in 2

3. J Cauveren

3rd Prize, BCF 008. Ty., 1931-1932

8/2Ks4/6sp/5RPr/4kp1p/1S5B/2PP1pPS/5r2

Mate in 3

4. Yakov G Vladimirov

1st Prize, Thema Danicum, 1996-1997

s3R3/6BK/1pp2pP1/2PkbS2/1P1P2B1/3P2S1/8/q3r2b

Mate in 4

5. Nikolai Ryabinin

5th Prize, 64, 1985

8/3b4/2r3sk/7S/2PK4/8/7P/3R4

White to play and draw

6. Andrey J Lobusov

1st Place, Moscow Championship, 1992

2b2s2/PpPp3p/1K3p1r/4Q2p/1k4s1/RPS1p3/7r/1S4b1

Selfmate in 2

7. Shlomo Seider & Theodor Tauber

5th Prize, Bulgaria-1300 JT, 1982-1983

8/1pB4B/4P3/3PR2R/P1Qs1k2/2P2p1P/2pPpPp1/1sS1KbS1

Selfmate in 4

8. Norbert Geissler

Rochade-Europa, 2001

B7/8/8/8/1q1k4/5K2/8/3s4

Helpmate in 7; 2 solutions

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