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Circe Chess problem 1. Series selfmate circe chess problem.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Joost de Heer wrote on 2002-07-23 UTC
In StrateGems 19 (July/Sep 2002), there is a correction/improvement of this

G.P. Sphicas
StrateGems 19, July/Sep 2002
W: Kd3 Pd2 Pe7 Pg7
B: Kg4 Bh6 Qh8
ser-s#12, Circe
(b) Bh6->h5

(a) 1. Ke2 6. d8=Q 7. Qd1 8. gh8=Q[+bQd8] 9. Qh6[+bBf8] 10. ef8=Q 11. Qf2
12. Ke1 Qd1#
(b) 1. e8=R 2. Re3 3. Ke4 8. d8=R 9. Rd4 10. gh8=R[+bQd8] 11. Rh5[+bBc8]
12. Ke5 Qd4[+wRa1]#

On the page there's a small spelling error too: The author's called
Sphicas, not Spicas.

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