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The Final 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.

1.1 Herbert Ahues

Schach-Express, 1949

bQs5/2Spb3/p4r2/4PP1R/1p2kp1s/8/3R1P2/B2B3K

Mate in 2

1.2 Cor Goldschmeding

5th HM., Probleemblad, 1965

1qR5/S1bbQ3/5r2/2s3s1/2PkBP1S/1PR1p3/1P2P3/4K3

Mate in 2

1.3 C H D Clarke

5th Comm., BCF Ty. 39, 1941-1942

5s2/q2p1Q1b/p1p5/3SP1p1/1pBPk1rp/R5P1/3Rrp1S/2b3sK

Mate in 2

2.1 Josef Moravec

Sachove umeni, 1970

K4s2/4s2b/8/1p2BPp1/4SSkp/4p2p/Q7/5R2

Mate in 3

2.2 Lars Larsen

Arbejder Skak, 1949

1q1s4/3P4/r2rSKB1/sbQ1PP2/p1p2p2/2Pk1P2/P4Rp1/3S4

Mate in 3

3.1 Yury Zemliansky

2nd HM., Springaren, 2001

7K/7p/6k1/2p1P1p1/6P1/8/1b4r1/1R5R

White to play and win

3.2 S Belokon

4th HM., Rubinstein MT, 1967-1968

4ssQ1/2P1PP2/2Pp4/5p2/3bpp2/3k4/2p3B1/2K5

White to play and win

4.1 Ljubomir Ugren

The Problemist, 2003

K3S1s1/Qpp2k1P/2pB3s/4qp2/6p1/8/8/b3rr2

Helpmate in 2; 2 solutions

4.2 Valery Kopyl

The Problemist, 2003

8/8/3p2r1/5K2/8/pb3pr1/Bb4s1/k2qs3

Helpmate in 5: 2 solutions

5.1 Anatoly V Svetilsky

Die Schwalbe, 1996

3B4/1KQ1p2s/1S3p2/3p4/1p1k4/1p1rp1Sp/3rp3/3R1Bb1

Mate in 4

5.2 Peter Hoffmann

1st Prize, Schach-Report, 1992

4BK2/3p4/3p1Q2/1s1P1p2/5k1P/3P1p1P/qS5p/5S2

Mate in 5

6.1 Yves Cheylan

Comm., Wola Gulowska, 1996

8/5QPk/1p5q/1P5R/1pK2Sp1/br1rB1Pp/1p5P/1B6

Selfmate in 2

6.2 Petko Petkov

The Problemist, 2003

2Q1b3/rp3p2/1Bs2P2/p7/Kpk2S2/1p2P3/1P5R/2S5

Selfmate in 4

 

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