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Subject: Re: Twin miniatures [by Werner Speckmann,1955] Mate in 17 and Mate in 13

Author: Paul

Date: 11:47:56 01/26/01

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On January 26, 2001 at 13:14:27, Paul wrote:

>On January 26, 2001 at 06:55:42, José Antônio Fabiano Mendes wrote:
>
>>        Werner Speckmann,1955  Mate in 17
>>        [D]8/p7/8/2p5/p3Q3/K7/2r5/1k6 w
>
>Mine says:
>
>28:56 WM16 1. Qh1+ Rc1 2. Qh7+ Rc2 3. Qe4 a6 4. Qh1+ Rc1 5. Qh7+ Rc2 6. Qe4 a5
>7. Qh1+ Rc1 8. Qh7+ Rc2 9. Qe4 c4 10. Qh1+ Rc1 11. Qh7+ Rc2 12. Qe4 c3 13. Qh1+
>Rc1 14. Qh7+ Rc2 15. Qe4 Kc1 16. Qe1x
>
>This is strange? This must be my 'ugly bugly' again :( I'm not sure.
>Are you sure this isn't a Mate in 16?

Ok, this is easy: 15... Ka1 16. Qe1+ Rc1 17. Qxc1x ... so it *is* a Mate in 17.
Let's go bughunting! :)

Paul



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