No.633 (CP)

Cornel Pacurar


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No.633 by Cornel Pacurar – A nice miniature with interesting retro-play in two phases! (JV)

Definition sent by author:

The -3w & !=1 stipulation denotes a Series Retractor in which White retracts a series of three moves to reach a position where White can auto-stalemate in one move.

No.633 Cornel Pacurar

original – 29.10.2014

Solutions: (click to show/hide)

White kc3 pb4 Black kd8

-3w & !=1        2 solutions       (2+1)

2 Responses to No.633 (CP)

  1. seetharaman says:

    Beauty! Problems like this will convert anyone who is not a fan of retractors! Should we call it uncapture AUW? 🙂

  2. Nicolas Dupontdupont says:

    Yes, very clear-cut idea, congrats Cornel!

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