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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, distributed as indicated with the solutions.

1. E. J. Polglase

The Field, 1913

8/2p1Q1p1/2P1spS1/3p1R2/3k1p2/1P1Bbp2/s1K2P2/4R3

Mate in 2

2. Robin C. O. Matthews

The Problemist, 1949

2bR1K2/2ppp3/3k2p1/B2p1Pp1/B2P2Q1/5p2/4r3/2r5

Mate in 3

3. Cecil A. L. Bull

British Chess Magazine, 1890

5S2/4sp1b/3p4/P1pkSp2/2p5/4PP2/1P5Q/3K4

Mate in 3

4. Fedor Davidenko

1st Prize, 64, 2003

s7/1b1Bq3/3QS1R1/2pppp1p/2r1k3/4p3/2P1S1Kb/7s

Mate in 4

5. Nikolai Karlin & Oleg Pervakov

4th Prize, Russian Federation Victory-50 JT, 1995 (v)

6k1/3p2r1/pP1P1PP1/P4P2/2b5/2S3pp/2P5/6K1

Black to play, White to win

6. Andrey Selivanov & Vladimir Zheltonozhko

1/3 Place, Match: Zapad - Vostok, 2000

8/6pr/8/2SS4/7p/1p5Q/q2Pk1K1/2b3R1

Selfmate in 3

7. Ivan Soroka

2nd HM., Borodavkin-40 JT, 2010

2B5/1p6/pPp1RP2/5k2/b5R1/1p3P1Q/1P1p4/3K4

Selfmate in 7

8. Steven Dowd & Mirko Degenkolbe

Schach, 2009

1b6/8/3p4/p2p3k/P2p3p/RK1p4/PP1P4/R1B5

Helpmate in 7; 2 solutions

 

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