Problem Display
PID: 4968 (8/6B1/8/3BNk2/8/2K5/8/2Q5 w - - 0 1)

Loyd, Sam

New York Commercial Advertiser, 1895

8/6B1/8/3BNk2/8/2K5/8/2Q5

#2

5 + 1


5206 Sam Loyd and His Chess Problems 1913
785 Het Belgisch Schaakbord (L'Echiquier Belge) 1947
5454 Near Snap 2009
  • SOUND
  • Tries
    • 1.Bh6?
      • threat
        • 2.Qf4#
        • 2.Qg5#
      • 1...Kf6
        • 2.Qg5#
      • 1...Kxe5!
    • 1.Qd1?
      • threat
        • 2.Qg4#
      • 1...Kg5
        • 2.Qg4#
      • 1...Kf4!
  • Keys
    • 1.Bf8!
      • 1...Kxe5
        • 2.Qg5#
      • 1...Kf6
        • 2.Qf4#

Anticipated by 208130(1875)

This anticipates 176183(1966), 11610(1970), 110577(1970), 161691(1989), 28619(1992)



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