No.1632
Menachem Witztum
(Israel)


Warm welcome to Menachem!

Original Fairy problems
JF-2021-II:
01.07.2021 - 31.12.2021


No. 1632 Menachem Witztum
Israel
original - 14.07.2021

white Sa3d7 Re5 Kh8 black Kc1 Pd2e3f3h3 Qf4 Re7
hs#4.5            2 solutions            4+7

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Luce
Luce
July 14, 2021 17:23

Very nice mates by discovered check, given by the pièce of promotion.
Congratulations Menachem !

Geoff Foster
Geoff Foster
July 15, 2021 01:56
Reply to  Luce

Clever forcing of the move order. In the first solution the wRe5 prevents 2.Se5??, then 4.Rg5 must wait until 3…Rg1-g7 has been played. Also 4…Qe5? 5.Rg1+ Rxg1+ 6.Sxe5! In the second solution 3.Rd2 allows 3…Bg8, and 4…Qb8? 5.Sb3+ Qxb3!