[Retros] Call for original problems for the french retro solving competition

roberto osorio osorio.arg at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 07:52:52 EST 2017

Hi Pascal,

It is always funny to participate someway in this Tourney. I offer you the

*Roberto Osorio*
PG in 14.5 moves     (15+11)     C+

 1. Pf2-f4   Cg8-f6     2. Pf4-f5   Cf6-h5     3. Pf5-f6   Pd7-d5
 4. Pf6xe7   Fc8-f5     5. Pe7xf8=F Ff5-g6     6. Ff8-c5   Dd8-h4
 7.* Fc5-f2*   Dh4-c4     8. Ff2xa7   0-0        9. Fa7-c5   Ta8-a3
10. *Fc5xf8*   Ta3-c3    11. Pd2xc3   Pf7-f5    12. Fc1-h6   Pg7xh6
13. Ff8-a3   Ch5-g7    14. Pb2-b4   Ph6-h5    15. *Fa3-c1*

*Author:* one man touch on the three home-related squares, the originating
Pawn one (f2, Pawn circuit),
the bishop promotion one (f8, Donati) and the original bishop (c1,
Pronkin), (PC & DO & PR)(B).

It is quite easy to solve. Please let me know if you consider it suitable
for the Contest.

best wishes,

2017-03-11 9:11 GMT-03:00 Pascal Wassong <pascal.wassong at free.fr>:

> Hello,
> the annual french problem meeting will be organized from friday 2nd to
> monday 5th June (as usual, one week after the Andernach meeting).  The
> place is now Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or instead of Messigny for the
> 3rd year.  This year, I am in charge of the traditional retro solving
> competition.  If you have in your files some suitable original
> problem, I will welcome it.  Problems shouldn't be too difficult in
> view of a time limited competition (~8 problems to solve in ~2 hours).
> SPGs should be computer tested.  Retros other than SPGs should allow
> easy distribution of points.  I would like to include one retro or SPG
> with a fairy condition.  Originals used for the
> Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or solving tourney will be published in Phenix
> and will compete for the 2017 retro informal tourney.
> Best,
> Pascal Wassong
> PS: be careful not sending your problems by answering this mail, but
> to send it directly to me: pascal.wassong at free.fr
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