[Retros] total homebase mate

Nicolas.Dupont at math.univ-lille1.fr Nicolas.Dupont at math.univ-lille1.fr
Fri Nov 17 11:00:11 EST 2006

> Here is another homebase mate, which I think is the shortest yet.


> SPG 7.0 C+

> rnbqkbnr/ppppppp1/8/8/4P3/3B4/PPPPNPP1/RNB3RK w KQkq - id 14;

Good trick, Andrew ! Are you able to find a similar one for Ka1 ?

> As far as approaches are concerned, my over-riding concern in this sort

> of task is to minimize the number of moves.

I agree. But shaking the old classical move number approach isn't without

It might be appealing to find a case where the 2 records are different.
I tried Kh3 with only Pd7 missed for black, without success.



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