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Kriegspiel - positions for solving 1

In the fall of 1999, there is a Kriegspiel problem solving competition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the game, organized jointly by The Chess Composition Microweb and The Chess Variant Pages. Read more on the main index page: prizes, rules, etc.
Jean Roche
Comm Rex Multiplex 1986

Here nothing is known about position of black pieces. Give mate in 2!









#2 (16+0)
Kriegspiel


Jean Marc Loustau
132 Phénix 2 - 1988

Here are known all pieces on board. Give mate in 2. Then follow instructions under diagram and obtain position b), solve it. Then again follow instruction under diagram and obtain position c). Solve it.

Be very precise as changing position a bit changes course of the solution!









#2 (6+9)
Kriegspiel
b) +bSa5
c) =" b) + pb4 -» d4


Jean Marc Loustau
303 Phénix 5 - 1989

Here are known all pieces on board. Give mate in 2.

Be very precise as announcements of judge must be taken into consideration!









#2 (8+12)
Kriegspiel


Jean Marc Loustau
470 Phénix 7 - 1989

Here are known all pieces on board. Give mate in 2. Then follow instructions under diagram and obtain position b), solve it. Then again follow instruction under diagram and obtain position c). Solve it.

Be very precise as changing position a bit changes course of the solution!









#2 (10+11)
Kriegspiel
b) pa4 -» b6
c) pa4 -» c5


Jacques Rotenberg
The Problemist 1976

Pieces on board are known and together with black dark-squared Bishop those are all pieces, it means black has 3 units in all. Give mate in 8. Be sure not to capture black bishop prematurely as it would result in stalemate!

This one is very difficult for solving...









#8 (4+2)
Kriegspiel
Black has Bishop somewhere on dark squares, not exactly known where.


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