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Subject: Re: Mate the Royal Couple

Author: Hans Havermann

Date: 07:26:09 11/17/98

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On November 17, 1998 at 08:28:11, Kai Lbke wrote:

>Hm. If my memory doesn't betray me, this has indeed been proven to be a mate in
>12. I will look it up, I've got the respective data somewhere at home.

There were *two* "unsolved" positions on Albillo's web-page. The second one,
"Surrounded" (Test #92: <rnbQKbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBqkBNR/w>), did
indeed garner a "shortest, forced mate in 12" by Heiner Marxen's CHEST. I rather
suspect you're remembering this. :-)

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