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A helpmate twin which should raise a smile. In each part White begins and, with the assistance of Black, mates on his third move.
(a) 1.Rcc7 Kxf4 2.Rc6+ Ke4 3.Rc5 mate. (b) 1.Bc7 Kc3 2.Bd6+ Kd4 3.Be5 mate. A problem which speaks for itself!
Richard Stein: A “Special Prize” for this problem almost seems
underwhelming. The construction task achieved here for a single diagram,
let alone a twin, is not something that I would have thought possible.
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