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The Weekly Chess Problem, 10th April 2017
Written by Michael McDowell   

Hans Peter Rehm

feenschach, 1972 (version)

7b/S2S4/s2Q4/7b/2k2P2/R3K3/6q1/1r1B4

Mate in 2: Checkless Chess

In the domain of Fairy Chess the composer’s imagination has free rein, and often the simplest change to the normal rules of chess leads to interesting effects. Checkless Chess differs from orthodox chess in only one respect. A check is only legal if it gives mate.

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