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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. Ralph H Bridgwater

1st Prize, Hampstead & Highgate Express, 1899


Mate in 2

2. Edward J Winter-Wood

1st Prize, Sheffield Independent, 1888


Mate in 3

3. Michael Herzberg

Magyar Sakkelet, 1988


Mate in 3

4. Hans Ott

National-Zeitung, 1951 (v)


Mate in 4

5. Nikolai Kralin

1st Prize, Uralsky Problemist, 2006


White to play and draw

6. Cyril G Rains

The Problemist, 1969


Selfmate in 3

7. Yakov Vladimirov

3-4 Place, Moscow Championship, 2006


Selfmate in 4

8. Chris Feather & Boris Shorokhov

Shakmnatna misl, 2006


Helpmate in 4; 2 solutions


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