[Retros] Lasker, Loyd

Mark Tilford ralphmerridew at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 10:40:59 EST 2010

On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Николай Белухов <nbeluhov at abv.bg> wrote:

> Dear retro-friends,

> I am working on a translation of one short article by Plaksin on the

> history of retroanalysis. It mentions, among other things, Loyd's famous

> Souvenir problem (CPDB P0002135):

> http://www.softdecc.com/pdb/search.pdb?expression=PROBID='P0002135<http://www.softdecc.com/pdb/search.pdb?expression=PROBID=%27P0002135>'


> Plaksin quotes E. Lasker as having said on this problem something that,

> from Russian, translates as "This is the advanced mathematics of human

> logic, abstraction and fantasy". Does anybody have the original quote? It

> seems rather risky to me to translate something from German or English into

> Russian into English...

> Best wishes,

> Nikolai


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I was looking over that board, and, contrary to the comment, I think that
BRg8 must be promoted. Did I err?
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