Problem Display
PID: 21324 (7K/8/5Q2/B7/8/2n2P1B/6Rp/b4k2 w - - 0 1)

Sparke, Arthur M

1st Prize, Good Companions (February Meredith Ty.), 1918

7K/8/5Q2/B7/8/2n2P1B/6Rp/b4k2

#2

6 + 4


15 British Chess Magazine 1918
3132 The Good Companion Two-Mover 1922
5501 Chess Cameos 1936
3310 2345 Chess Problems 1997
5454 Near Snap 2013
  • SOUND
  • Sets
    • 1...Sa4
      • 2.Qxa1#
    • 1...Se4
      • 2.Qxa1#
    • 1...Sb5
      • 2.Qxa1#
    • 1...Sd5
      • 2.Qxa1#
  • Tries
    • 1.Qd4?
      • threat
        • 2.Qf2#
      • 1...h1S
        • 2.Qg1#
      • 1...Sb1
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
      • 1...Sd1
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
      • 1...Sa2
        • 2.Rxa2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
      • 1...Se2
        • 2.Rg1#
        • 2.Rxh2#
        • 2.Rg3#
        • 2.Rg4#
        • 2.Rg5#
        • 2.Rg6#
        • 2.Rg7#
        • 2.Rg8#
      • 1...Sa4
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
        • 2.Qxa1#
      • 1...Se4
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
        • 2.Qxa1#
      • 1...Sb5
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
        • 2.Qxa1#
      • 1...Sd5
        • 2.Ra2#
        • 2.Rb2#
        • 2.Rc2#
        • 2.Rxh2#
        • 2.Qxa1#
      • 1...Ke1!
  • Keys
    • 1.Qb6!
      • threat
        • 2.Qf2#
      • 1...Sb1+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Sd1+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Sa2+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Se2+
        • 2.Rg7#
      • 1...Sa4+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Se4+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Sb5+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Sd5+
        • 2.Rb2#
      • 1...Ke1
        • 2.Qb1#
      • 1...h1S
        • 2.Qg1#

This anticipates 16913(1944)



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