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Retrograde Analysis
Chess Problems

by Leo Mano

AR08 - Leo Mano
(14x13) n5b1 - p1ppp1RP - 1N1N1kp1 - PrP5 - 5P2 - 1Kp1RQ1B - 1b1P2P1 - qrB5

Each band, Black and White, retracts 5 moves, then White mates in 1.

Solution: Black and White retracts 5 b4xc3ep, c2-c4; 4 e6xf6, e5xf6ep; 3 f7-f5, f5-d6; 2 f6-e6, e4-e5; 1 e6-f6, d5-b6. Now White mates with 1 d4++

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