Problem Display
PID: 53000 (3nQK2/4B3/4b3/4k3/1p2n3/1p2R3/2Bb4/8 w - - 0 1)

Townsend, Alonzo

British Chess Magazine, 1881

3nQK2/4B3/4b3/4k3/1p2n3/1p2R3/2Bb4/8

#2

5 + 7


5454 Near Snap 2021
  • SOUND
  • Tries
    • 1.Rxe4+?
      • 1...Kd5
        • 2.Qb5#
      • 1...Kf5!
    • 1.Qc6?
      • threat
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kd4
        • 2.Rxe4#
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kf4
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kf5
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Bd5
        • 2.Qf6#
      • 1...Bf5
        • 2.Qd6#
      • 1...Sxc6!
  • Keys
    • 1.Qg6!
      • threat
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kd4
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kf4
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Kd5
        • 2.Qxe4#
      • 1...Bd5
        • 2.Qf6#
      • 1...Bf5
        • 2.Qd6#

This anticipates 189667(1911), 95783(1941)



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