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The Final 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 and 'S' is used for knight. All problems carried 5 points, distributed as indicated with the solutions.

1.1 Vasyl Dyachuk

1st HM., Neue Zurcher Zeitung, 2000-2001

5r2/B3Q3/P3P3/3spS1R/2s1kb2/1p6/qpP1S1Pp/3R3K

Mate in 2

1.2 Valery Kopyl

Uralski Problemist, 2002

4S2s/1s4bB/2p1p1P1/2P1p3/1p2kpKQ/3RP1pP/4P3/3S4

Mate in 2

1.3 Peter Heyl

Freie Presse, 1999

1Q6/2SPpb2/K2sp1p1/2S1k1P1/2P2Rp1/4P3/1p5r/1B2sRb1

Mate in 2

2.1 Anatoly V Svetilsky

Uralski Problemist, 2001 (v. Christopher Jones)

Kb2S3/R1prPr2/4Sp2/1Bpk1P2/2p1sP2/P5p1/3pP3/6Q1

Mate in 3

2.2 Michael Keller & Thorsten Zirtwitz

Schach-Aktiv, 2002

2b3B1/p7/3P3S/q4pRr/SpPBk1Ps/4PpQs/2P2P2/1K6

Mate in 3

3.1 Ignace Vandecasteele

Tijdschrift vd KNSB, 1959

8/8/8/8/2s5/p1p4R/P5p1/1K1k4

White to play and draw

3.2 David Gurgenidze

2nd HM., Shakhmaty v SSSR, 1991

8/p7/5k2/P1p3R1/4r2r/6K1/5pQ1/8

White to play and win

4.1 Mykola Nagnibida

Problem Paradise, 2003 (correction by BDS)

7K/b3p3/2p5/4rpB1/3k4/3q1p2/B1pP4/1R1R4

Helpmate in 2; 2 solutions

4.2 John Niemann

feenschach, 1951 (v)

8/8/p5p1/5pP1/5P1B/5pK1/5p1P/3bk3

Helpmate in 5: 2 solutions

5.1 Frantisek Skalik

Zlata Praha, 1907

1B2K3/4p2p/1p2S2P/4pR2/r3k1p1/1Q2p3/p4pr1/1b3s2

Mate in 4

5.2 Anatoly V Svetilsky

1st HM., Shavirin-50 JT, 2003

1q6/3s1rpb/1PS2P1p/1P1P1kpP/1Qp1Sp2/5B2/4p3/b1B1R2K

Mate in 4

6.1 William A Whyatt

The Problemist, 1959

1R6/6p1/3S2B1/B1p2s1R/P1P1s2P/p1PkP3/p2P4/rbKQ2S1

Selfmate in 2

6.2 Aleksandr Azhusin

Buletin Problemistic, 2001

1K4kr/PSp1R1sp/4pR1p/2p2S1p/2B4B/8/8/6Q1

Selfmate in 6

 

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