Problem Display
PID: 23456 (6Q1/2p2R1B/2P3R1/4N3/P2k4/8/3P4/4K3 w - - 0 1)

Valois, Paul Stedman

3rd Prize, McWilliam Ty., 1963

6Q1/2p2R1B/2P3R1/4N3/P2k4/8/3P4/4K3

#2

9 + 2


5454 Near Snap 2009
  • SOUND
  • Tries
    • 1.Sd7?
      • 1...Kd3
        • 2.Rg4#
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Rd6#
      • 1...Kd5
        • 2.Rf4#
      • 1...Kc4!
    • 1.Rf4+?
      • 1...Kc5
        • 2.Sd7#
      • 1...Kxe5!
    • 1.Rf5?
      • threat
        • 2.Qc4#
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Rg4#
      • 1...Kc5!
    • 1.Re7?
      • threat
        • 2.Qc4#
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Rg4#
      • 1...Kc5!
  • Keys
    • 1.Sd3!
      • 1...Kxd3
        • 2.Rg4#
      • 1...Kc4
        • 2.Rd7#
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Rd6#
      • 1...Kd5
        • 2.Rf4#

Anticipated by 79724(1922), 169818(1945), 77081(1948)

This anticipates 7474(1990), 7367(1999), 96631(2005)



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