[Retros] Benko (and Nunn) proof games on chessbase.com

Joost de Heer joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Sun Jan 16 03:24:38 EST 2011

On 01/16/2011 06:40 AM, Noam Elkies wrote:

> Today's chessbase.com news brings three belated "Christmas puzzles" by

> Pal Benko<http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=6943>, of which

> two are homebase/deletion/erasure proof games in 4.5 that I don't

> recall seeing before (though inevitably the ingredients are familiar):

> -Ng1 -Pe2 / -Nb8; -Ng1 -Pd2 -Pe3 / -Ng8. These are surely short enough

> to have been found by Labelle's computer searches, but were they noticed

> before that?


Does this webpage count as a publication?

The second is a mirror of the famous Mortimer/Frolkin proofgame (see
https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Proof_game), the extra tempo
doesn't merit a new version, IMO.


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