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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. Andrey Lobusov

Chess in Australia, 1987


Mate in 2

2. Sam Loyd

3rd Prize Set, 5th American Chess Congress, 1880


Mate in 3

3. A Oreshin

1st Prize, Shakhmaty v SSSR, 1956


Mate in 3

4. Camillo Gamnitzer

Schach, 2000


Mate in 4

5. Leonid I Kubbel

150 Endspielstudien, 1925


White to play and win

6. E Fomichev & Y Gordian

Prize, All-Russian Ty., 1992


Selfmate in 3

7. Andrey Azhusin

2nd Prize, Moscow Ty., 1997


Selfmate in 6

8. M Kolesnyk & V Vinokurov

Shakhmatnaya Poeziya, 2008


Helpmate in 4; 2 solutions


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