[Retros] shortest Madrasi PG stalemate ended - Solution

Juha Saukkola juha_saukkola at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 10 09:40:19 EDT 2008

Double stalemate with Madrasi might be more interesting!
Haven't found any examples of my earlier mention (actually I am quite sure
it wasn't dualfree, but shortest surely (computer found it)). I mentioned that
once in fairy column text, but I haven't those magazines.

Here is one problem for

Juha Saukkola (dedicated to Henry Tanner)
Suomen Tehtäväniekat 2/2005
Ka4, Qd3, Bb1, Be5, pa2 - Kc5, Qa6, pb4, pb7
ser-s=8, Madrasi

Here are some nice examples too:


> From: mri_two at t-online.de> To: retros at janko.at> Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 15:23:56 +0200> Subject: Re: [Retros] shortest Madrasi PG stalemate ended - Solution> > > Do you really mean "11 plies" = 6.5 moves?> > Of course I wanted to write "11 plies" = 5.5 moves?"> > If your remark about the lower bound refers to> 11.0 moves, then I still think, that faster games> are possible, as the following (unfortunately dualistic)> game shows:> 1.a2-a4 d7-d5 2.a4-a5 Qd8-d6 3.Ra1-a4 Qd6xh2 > 4.Ra4-g4 h7-h5 5.Rh1xh2 h5xg4 6.Ng1-f3 g4xf3 > 7.Nb1-c3 d5-d4 8.a5-a6 d4xc3> > Regards,> > mario> > > > _______________________________________________> Retros mailing list> Retros at janko.at> http://www.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/retros

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