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Subject: Re: WAC Corrections

Author: Jeremiah Penery

Date: 12:06:03 04/12/01

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On April 12, 2001 at 10:45:23, Alex Szabo wrote:

>What is the accepted list of corrections to the "Win at Chess" problems?
>
>Here's my list; can anyone suggest additional corrections (or corrections
>to my corrections)?

>	#230		Rb7-a7			additional solution
>			Rb7-b5			additional solution
>			Rb7-b6			additional solution
>			Rb7-d7			additional solution
>			Rb7-f7			additional solution
>			Rb7-g7			additional solution
>			Rb7-h7			additional solution
>			Kc6-b5			additional solution
>			Kc6-b6			additional solution
>			Kc6-d7			additional solution
>			Bc8-d7			additional solution
>			a5-a4			additional solution
>			Rb7-c7			additional solution

I don't agree.

>#230	[Rb4 does not win.  The main line is,  1... Rb4!?  2. cxb4 a4
>	3. b5+ Kxb5  4. Ba3 c3  5. Re2! Kc4  6. f4 Kxd4  7. f5 exf5  8. e6 Kd3

I think 7. ... Ba6 might be better than exf5.  The white rook is forced to  move
off his nice square.  More on this later tonight when I have time.

>	9. e7 Bd7  10. Kf3 d4  11. Rh2 Kc4  12. Rh8 b2  13. Rb8 d3
>	14. Bxb2 cxb2  15. Rxb2 a3  16. Rb7 Be8  17. Ra7 Kb3  18. Ke3 a2
>	19. Kxd3 Kb2  20. Rb7+ Kc1  21. Ra7 =]
>
>	Ra7, Rb6, Rb5, Rd7, Rf7, Rg7, Rh7, Bd7, Kd7, Kb6, Kb5, a4, and Rc7
>	are just as good as the book solution Rb4 -- they all hold the game.




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