[Retros] Possible misprint?

Joost de Heer ildjarn666 at linuxmail.org
Thu Aug 5 03:11:56 EDT 2004

> Does anyone know if a solution or correction has ever been published for Problem 12049 in "Die Schwalbe", 202, August 2003, by Dmitry Baibikov?

Yes, the solution has been published. I'll send it tonight.

> [kQQQQQQQ/1pK2ppp/QPpp4/p7/p7/8/8/8]


> "Which Queens are promoted?"


> It seems to me that the position as shown is impossible. I believe the BPa4 should have been shown at a3. Then it makes for a good problem.

Black pawn captures were e7xd6, d7xc6 and cxbxa. There are 10 white pieces left, enough to make this work.

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