[Retros] FLL picture

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Wed Aug 11 10:37:01 EDT 2010

> This is another kind of retro-analysis I'm looking for ;-)

> The hereunder link shows a 1936 picture of Fran=E7ois Le Lionnais.

> He stares at a game of chess. Or at a chess problem? [...]

> ... but someone claims now that "there is a pawn on c6 [...]

Indeed there is. That makes it a mate in 3 by Shinkman.
See <http://www.xs4all.nl/~timkr/tour/forks.htm>.


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