Andrey Selivanov:
Selfmates
with Nikoletic theme

 

No.1

Vukota NIKOLETIC
Marjan KOVACEVIC
Suomen Shakki 1997
2° Prix

white Ba4 Ka5 Qe3 Pa7b7a6f4 Sb5a2 Rd5e5 black Bd8e8 Kc6 Qb8 Pc7d7f3e2g2 Se1 Rf7

s#3                                       (11+11)

1.Rd5-d2 ! threat: 2.Rd2-c2 + 2...Se1*c2 3.Qe3-b6 + 3...c7*b6 # 1...d7-d5 2.Sb5-d6 + 2...Kc6*d6 3.Qe3-a3 + 3...c7-c5 # 1...d7-d6 2.Sa2-b4 + 2...Kc6-d7 3.Sb5-d4 + 3...c7-c6 # 1...Qb8*a7 2.Qe3-c3 + 2...Qa7-c5 3.Rd2-d6 + 3...c7*d6 #

 

No.2

Michel CAILLAUD
Best Problems 1996-2002
1° Prix

white Be8d4 Kc5 Qc2 Pc4b4a4 Sb6 Rg5e1 black Pg7e7e4b5c6b7 Ke6 Bf8

s#3                                       (10+8)

1.Re1-g1 ! zugzwang. 1...e4-e3 2.Rg5-e5 + 2...Ke6-f6 3.Re5*e3 + 3...e7-e5 # 1...b5*c4 2.Be8-d7 + 2...Ke6-f7 3.Qc2*c4 + 3...e7-e6 # 1...b5*a4 2.Qc2-h2 threat: 3.Qh2-d6 + 3...e7*d6 # 1...g7-g6 2.Rg5*g6 + 2...Ke6-f5 3.Rg6-f6 + 3...e7*f6 #

 

No.3

Andreп V. SELIVANOV
Diyan KOSTADINOV
Wola Gulowska 2011
1° Prix
Original, 2018

white Ba4 Kd5 Qa7 Pg7c4e4 Sc6 Rc8 black Bg8e7 Ke8 Qf8 Pf7d6e5g6h5h4 Sd8 Rh7

s#2                                       (8+12)

1.Qa7-e3 ! threat: 2.Sc6*e7 + 2...Ke8*e7 3.Qe3-g5 + 3...f7-f6 # 1...Be7-f6 2.Sc6*e5 + 2...Ke8-e7 3.Se5*g6 + 3...f7*g6 # 1...Ke8-d7 2.Sc6-a7 + 2...Sd8-c6 3.Qe3-h3 + 3...f7-f5 # 1...Qf8*g7 2.Sc6-d4 + 2...Ke8-f8 3.Sd4-e6 + 3...f7*e6 #

 

No.4

Vukota NIKOLETIC

Championnat de Yougoslavie 2001

1° Place

white Bd3h4 Kc5 Qf3 Pc7b4c2g3f6h6 Sb6f4 Re1 black Pg7f7e7b7c6b5 Se2 Bf8 Ke5

s#3                                       (13+9)

1.Bd3-h7 ! zugzwang. 1...g7-g5 2.Re1*e2 + 2...Ke5*f6 3.Qf3-c3 + 3...e7-e5 # 1...g7-g6 2.Qf3-e3 + 2...Ke5-f5 3.c7-c8=B + 3...e7-e6 # 1...g7*h6 2.Qf3-d3 threat: 3.Qd3-d6 + 3...e7*d6 # 1...g7*f6 2.Sf4-d3 + 2...Ke5-e6 3.Qf3*f6 + 3...e7*f6 #

 

No.5

Andreп V. SELIVANOV

Memorial V. Nikoletic, Orbit 2011-12

1° Prix

white Ba1a2 Kc5 Qf1 Pc7e2 Sb6g4 Rb4e4 black Kf5 Pe7b7c6b5h5g5g6 Re8f7 Bf8 Sf3

s#3                                       (10+12)

1.Ba2-b1 ! threat: 2.Re4-d4 + 2...Kf5-e6 3.Rd4-d6 + 3...e7*d6 # 1...h5*g4 2.Re4-e5 + 2...Kf5-f6 3.Re5-e3 + 3...e7-e5 # 1...Rf7-f6 2.Re4-f4 + 2...Kf5-e6 3.Rf4*f6 + 3...e7*f6 # 1...Rf7-h7 2.Re4-f4 + 2...Kf5-e6 3.Rf4-f6 + 3...e7*f6 # 1...Rf7-g7 2.Re4-f4 + 2...Kf5-e6 3.Rf4-f6 + 3...e7*f6 # 1...Re8-d8 2.Re4-e3 + 2...Rd8-d3 3.c7-c8=B + 3...e7-e6 #

 

No.6

Andreп V. SELIVANOV

Orbit 2004

1° Mention d’Honneur

white Bf4e2 Kh5 Qf6 Pa5a2a3h7h6h4d2 Sa7e4 Ra6c5 black Pb6c6f7f5d3 Kd7 Be8

s#5                                       (15+7)

1.Be2-f1 ! 1...f5*e4 2.a5*b6 threat: 3.Bf4-g5 threat: 4.Qf6-d4 + 4...Kd7-e6 5.Bf1-h3 + 5...f7-f5 # 1...b6-b5 2.Se4-g5 threat: 3.h7-h8=S threat: 4.Qf6-d4 + 4...Kd7-e7 5.Sh8-g6 + 5...f7*g6 # 1...b6*c5 2.Bf1-h3 threat: 3.Ra6*c6 threat: 4.Bf4-g5 threat: 5.Qf6-e6 + 5...f7*e6 # 1...b6*a5 2.Se4-c3 2...a5-a4 3.Sc3-d5 zugzwang. 3...c6*d5 4.Sa7-c8 zugzwang. 4...d5-d4 5.Qf6-b6 5...f7-f6 #

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