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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. Leopold M Szwedowski

South African Chess Player, 1960


Mate in 2

2. Zdenek Mach

Tidskrift för Schack, 1896


Mate in 3

3. Mubariz Safarov

3rd Comm., Die Schwalbe, 2004


Mate in 3

4. V I Melnichenko & V F Rudenko

1st HM.=, Shakhmatnaya kompozitsiya, 2004


Mate in 4

5. Nikolai Kralin & Lev Sokolenko

1st Prize, Thèmes-64, 1983


White to play and win

6. Aleksandr Feoktistov

1st Prize, Uralski Problemist, 1996


Selfmate in 3

7. Gennady Kozyura

2nd Prize, Shakhmatnaya Poeziya, 2006


Selfmate in 6

8. Zoltan Laborczi

3rd Comm., Die Schwalbe, 2004


Helpmate in 5; 2 solutions


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