[Retros] FLL picture

Eric Angelini Eric.Angelini at kntv.be
Wed Aug 11 10:41:27 EDT 2010

Geee, so quick, Noam -- many thanks ! I was so proud of my
"mate in one -- whoever is to play" (without c6)...

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Noam Elkies [mailto:elkies at math.harvard.edu]
Envoyé : mercredi 11 août 2010 16:37
À : Eric Angelini; retros at janko.at
Objet : Re: [Retros] FLL picture

> 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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