[Retros] Shaving yet another Queen off "N1AK"?

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Sun Mar 13 01:12:53 EST 2011

Kevin Begley <kevinjbegley at gmail.com> writes:

> Very nice!

> fen is: 5Q2/6Q1/7Q/4K3/Q7/2Q5/1Q6/3Q4

> Seems correct to me.


Happily the asymmetry (unusually with respect to diagonal reflection)
came for free...

If we want the added bK not in check, we can resort again to the
construction 2bq1b2/1pppppp1/8/8/8/8/8/4K3, or (same unit count
but with two bP's replacing the bB's) 6q1/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/8/4K3.


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