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The Junior 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. Thomas Taverner

Manchester Weekly Times, 1919

4B1R1/7b/2K5/6b1/4k3/4p3/1B6/5Q2

Mate in 2

2. Marjan Kovacevic

2nd Prize, Phenix, 1992

1r6/8/2b5/Q7/1pP1s1p1/6pr/1KPkBPR1/2SS2R1

Mate in 2

3. Cyril S Kipping

Manchester Weekly Times, 1922

8/3p1p2/1sP5/1B2Sp2/2p3p1/8/3pk1P1/1K1S3R

Mate in 3

4. Laszlo Barna

1st Comm., Tipografia TT, 1968

8/8/BB6/8/8/7k/q6P/5K1b

Helpmate in 2: 2 solutions

5. B Sidorov

Razumenko-70 JT

3kr3/R2p1p2/4p2q/8/8/4S1B1/8/1R2K3

White to play and win

6. Sergey I Tkachenko

3rd Comm., Rossi-80 JT, 2005

K7/p6r/6k1/R6p/P6P/B7/7p/8

White to play and win

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