Problem Display
PID: 106765 (4Q3/8/8/P2p4/3k4/6P1/8/K4B2 w - - 0 1)

Thompson, SJ

The Field, 1955

(First published on Thu Jan 27 1955)

4Q3/8/8/P2p4/3k4/6P1/8/K4B2

#2

5 + 2


5454 Near Snap 2009
  • SOUND
  • Tries
    • 1.Qe2?
      • 1...Kc3
        • 2.Qb2#
      • 1...Kc5!
    • 1.Qe6?
      • 1...Kc5
        • 2.Qb6#
      • 1...Kc3!
  • Keys
    • 1.Qb8!
      • 1...Kc3
        • 2.Qb2#
      • 1...Ke3
        • 2.Qf4#
      • 1...Ke4
        • 2.Qf4#
      • 1...Kc5
        • 2.Qb6#

Anticipated by 103452(1888), 193658(1915), 206705(1925)

This anticipates 199902(2017), 217416(2020)



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