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Problem 17201

 

Mitchell, David Andrew

Good Companion, Nov 1918
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Solution: 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1.Bxg4? (2.Qxe5#[A]/Rf3#[B]) 1...Qd4[d] 2.Rf3#[B]/Rf5#[C] 1...Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] but 1...e6[c]! 1.Bd7? (2.Rf3#[B]/Rf5#[C]) 1...Nh2[a] 2.Rf5#[C]/Qxe5#[A] 1...Nh6[b]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] but 1...e6[c]! 1.Bc8? (2.Rf5#[C]/Rf3#[B]) 1...Nh2[a] 2.Rf5#[C]/Qxe5#[A] 1...Nh6[b]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] but 1...e6[c]! 6 tries skipped
1.Bd3?? zz 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...Qd4[d]/Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] 1...Ke6 2.Qc6# but 1...e6[c]! 1.Bc2?? zz 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...Qd4[d]/Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] 1...Ke6 2.Qc6# but 1...e6[c]! 1.Bb1?? zz 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...Qd4[d]/Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] 1...Ke6 2.Qc6# but 1...e6[c]! 1.Rxe5?? (2.Re6#) but 1...Nxe5! 1.Qc8?? (2.Qh8#) 1...e6[c] 2.Qd8# 1...Qxf5+ 2.Rxf5#[C]/Qxf5# but 1...Qb8! 1.Qd4?? zz 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a] 2.Qh4#/Qxe5#[A] 1...e6[c] 2.Qd8# 1...Nxe3[f] 2.Qh4# but 1...Qxd4[d]!
1.Be6[D]! zz 1...Nh2[a]/Nh6[b]/Nf2[a]/Nxe3[f] 2.Qxe5#[A] 1...fxe6[c] 2.Rf3#[B] 1...Qd4[d]/Qxc3[e] 2.Rf5#[C] 1...Kxe6 2.Qc6#

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