Marcel Doré (France)
 
#6 4+3




Thematic try :


  1. Ke4 ? Ke8 2. Kf5 Kd8(f8) 3. Kg6 Ke8 4. Bc7 Kf8 5. Bf7 ! c5 ! 6. ?

If 5....e6(e5) ? 6. Bd6 # Model mate echoing (with symmetry) the model mate in solution.


Solution :

  1. Kc4 ! Ke8
  2. Kc5 Kd8(f8)
  3. Kxc6 Ke8
  4. Bg7 Kd8
  5. Bd7 ! e6(e5)
  6. Bf6 # model mate.

Other try:


1. d5 ? cxd 2. Kd4 Ke8 3. Kxd5 with same play but mate in seven.