# [Retros] Die Schwalbe 229 - problem 13635

raosorio at fibertel.com.ar raosorio at fibertel.com.ar
Wed Mar 26 06:52:23 EDT 2008

Hi Joost,

thanks for presenting the problems in the RML:
In 13635 it should read ......position "identical"......, in order to be precise
with the rules' connection.

- Roberto Osorio
5bk1/4p1p1/p3P1P1/8/p7/P7/2K5/8 (4+6)
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| | . | | . | |*B |*K | . |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| . | | . | |*P | |*P | |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

|*P | . | | . | P | . | P | . |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| . | | . | | . | | . | |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

|*P | . | | . | | . | | . |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| P | | . | | . | | . | |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| | . | K | . | | . | | . |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

| . | | . | | . | | . | |

+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
The white king has, starting with a position identical to the diagram
position, made a maximal number of pendulum movements between c2 and c8.
What is that number of pendulum movements? Win?
(a) White to move
(b) Black to move