No.1130 (PT)

Pierre Tritten 


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No.1130 Pierre Tritten

original – 22.09.2016

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White Kf1 Bc5 Sc4 Pd3 Black Kf3 Qb5 Sd5 Sg4 Pd6 Pe3

ser-h#4        2 solutions           (4+6)
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15 Responses to No.1130 (PT)

  1. Hubert Gockel says:

    A convincing mechanism.
    Only the mating move of the 1st solution still needs the condition. the one of the 2nd is orthodox. Shouldn’t there be a hint that there are two solutions?

  2. Luce Sebastien says:

    A pleasant problem !
    Thank you Pierre…and Chris !

  3. Nikola Predrag says:

    What is meant by “Feather’s mechanism” here?

  4. Nikola Predrag says:

    I’ve understood that but where’s a Feather’s mechanism?

  5. Nikola Predrag says:

    Oh, thanks for the clarifying reference Pierre. I didn’t know about F45-4.

    However, I did know about ‘reculer pour mieux sauter’. I had the idea of a “retreat for a runup for the jump” or “pulling a bowstring”, for

  6. Geoff Foster says:

    Unfortunately Nikola’s problem is anticipated:

    Vyacheslav Vladimirov & Nikolai Ivanovsky
    Shakhmaty (Riga)/Sahs 1972
    White Ka8 Qc7 Pg6 Ph5 Pf4
    Black Kf6 Qb6 Rg8 Rh8 Bh1 Sd8 Sc6

    1.Sb8+ Qb7 2.Sdc6 Qf7#
    1.Sb7+ Qb8 2.Scd8 Qe5#

  7. Nikola Predrag says:

    Thanks Seetharaman, Andrew and Pierre, I made it in year 2000 and published it almost 5 years later, I can’t remember why such a delay.

    However, I didn’t want to show it as “my problem”, but to show the different aspects of a content, of a theme and of a pattern.
    It would be interesting to analyze and discuss it.

    Pierre has created a complex thematic pattern by using a simple play.
    I have created a complex play to achieve an illusion of a simple pattern.

  8. Nikola Predrag says:

    And thanks Geoff!
    Obviously, it’s proper to talk about the problem by Vladimirov & Ivanovsky. I’ve seen some partial anticipations of the line-play, but nothing close to such a complete precedent.

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