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The Postal Round Problems and Solutions
Written by Brian Stephenson   

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. Threats are given in parentheses. All problems carry 5 points.

1. Rainer Paslack

Schach-Atkiv, 2000

2KsR3/3P3r/2pkP2R/Q3S1B1/1pP5/8/2rb4/5b1B

Mate in 2

2. Karl A K Larsen

1st HM., Good Companions (April), 1921

1s2B3/R1pr1p2/p1k2p2/R7/1sPQ2S1/5p2/p1pK1P2/rbS5

Mate in 2

3. Vukota Nikoletic &
Dragoljub Mirkailo

Source?

2b1Q3/2PpSP1p/p4rB1/K3Sr2/1R1Pk1p1/4P3/3RPP2/8

Mate in 3

4. Leonid Makaronets

Probleemblad, 2000

2sS4/p7/2RP1p2/B2k1s1R/1ppb2S1/1rr1pPP1/5P2/1b1Q3K

Mate in 4

5. Harold M Lommer

1st Comm., Isenegger MT, 1966

8/5r2/2B1R3/5p2/1K3p2/8/1k6/8

White to play and win

6. Vukota Nikoletic

Idee & form, 2000

8/2SPQp1p/5p1q/5Kp1/R1sk2Pr/7s/b1R1P3/b1B5

Selfmate in 3

7. Peter Sickinger

1st Prize, East German Championship, 1986

1b5s/p2b2r1/Q3ppP1/2P1kP1P/3S2pP/2S2pK1/5R1B/3R4

Selfmate in 4

8. Wolfgang A Bruder

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, 2001

8/4k3/2r1p3/8/3s4/3r1b2/1K1B4/8

Helpmate in 5; 2 solutions

 

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