Originals 04-130116

Originals 04-130116



Original Problems


4-13th of January, 2016

Dear authors, I have to work overtimes almost till the end of January. I’m sorry for all delays in publications during this time! – Julia

  • (13.01) No.992 – Michael Grushko (Pser-hs#12; Anti-Circe). March of the two Kings in Pser-hs problem.
  • (13.01) No.525.1 – Andreas Thoma (-6 & s#1 Proca Retractor; Anti-Circe Cheylan). An improvement to No.525 after comment of P.Raican.
  • (10.01) No.991 – Krassimir Gandev (h#2; Berolina Pawn; Glasgow Chess). Mates by pinned neutral piece.
  • (06.01) No.989, 990 – Václav Kotěšovec. Two long serial miniatures in two phases: No.989 (ser-#19; PWC; Grasshopper) and No.990 (ser-h#26; KoeKo; Kangaroo).
  • (06.01) No.987, 988 – Erich Bartel. Two stalemates: with AUW in No.987 (h==6; Circe PWC; Madrasi; AlphabeticChess) and fairy AUW in No.988 (h=2; Nightrider; Antilope; Camelrider; Zebrarider).
  • (04.01) No.885.1 – Günther Weeth (-8 & #1; Hoeg retractor Anti-Circe). An improvement made by author after discovering a dual in No.885.
  • (04.01) No.986 – Geoff Foster (h#2.5; Phantom Chess; KoBul Kings). Mates by a single neutral piece. The problem is inspired by No.985.

Animated diagrams use Py2Web by Dmitri Turevski and WinChloe’s graphics.

All previously published problems you can find in the subsections of Original Problems menu on the top. The judge of informal fairy tournament JF-2016(I) – Petko A. PetkovThe judge of Retro and PG problems 2015-2016Thomas Brand.

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