My works 138 - 144

Juraj Lörinc
2nd Prize 58th TT DSK C 1.9.1996 - A
Notes: 764 Sent: 138

1.Mc3 rGc4+ 2.rMc5 rGc6 3.rMd2+ Gd1 4.rMb3 Ga4 5.rMa5 Ga6 6.Mb7 rGa8#

1.rMd6 rGc6 2.rMb5 rGa4 3.rMe4 Gf3 4.rMg3 rGa1 5.rMe2 Gd1 6.rMc1 Gb1#

1.rMa1 rGc4 2.Mc5 rGc6 3.Me6 Gf7 4.Mb7 Ga7 5.Mc5 rGc4 6.Mb3 rGa2#

This thematical tourney asked for problems with asymmetric solutions in symmetrical position. Section A was for multisolution problems.

Starting symmetry is transformed into three echoed mates in different part of board. I know this kind of compositions isn't welcomed by solvers, that's why I send them mainly to formal tourneys. And there are judges that like this style...

Personal rating: A.

h#6 (2+2)
royal grasshopper e6, grasshopper d5
royal moose b3, moose a2

Juraj Lörinc
2nd Comm 58th TT DSK C 1.9.1996 - A
Notes: 767 Sent: 139

For definition of aim ## see explanation page.

1...rGc1 2.rMe2 Gb1 3.Mf1 Gd3 4.Mxd3(Gd8)+ Gd2##

1...Gg6 2.Mxg6(Gg8) rGf2 3.rMf3 Gg5 4.Mh5+ rGf4##

Two very different beidmatts with use of Circe effects. But there is at least one controversial point in this composition:
In first solution, in final position black royal moose cannot escape to c1 as it would look like 4.rMxc1(rGc8)?? rGxc1! - but how can be royal piece reborn when Circe is not Rex Inclusiv? In Slovakia we sometimes call royal pieces in the manner "piecelike king", it means "knight king" instead of "royal knight". The soft difference is in the measure of transferred properties of respective elements making up final piece - I think that royal piece can be reborn even if Circe is not Rex Inclusiv. It seems judge had the same opinion as he awarded this composition instead of excluding it.

Personal rating: C.

h##3,5 (3+3)
royal grasshopper c5, 2+0 grasshopper
royal moose a7, 0+2 moose

Juraj Lörinc
1st Prize 58th TT DSK C 1.9.1996 - B
Notes: 772 Sent: 140

Set play: 2.Ke4 Gg5 3.Kxf5(Gf8) Gf4 4.Bc4 Gg4 5.Be6 (symmetry) Gh6 6.Kxg5(Gg8) Gd7 7.Bg4 Gh3 8.Bh5 Gg4 9.Bxg4(Gg8) Gh2 10.Kf4 Gg3#

Solution: 1...Ge2 2.Be4 Gc5 3.Bd3 Gc4 4.Bxc4(Gc8) Gxc4(Bc8) 5.Be6 (symmetry) Gb6 6.Kxc5(Gc8) Gf7 7.Bc4 Gb3 8.Ba6 Gc4 9.Bxc4(Gc8) Gb2 10.Kd4 Gc3#

Section B was dedicated to problems with consecutive asymmetry, it means for problems with repeated asymmetry in the same line of play. My 772 was the only entry with two phases, new (diagonal!) asymmetry appears after 5th move of black. Solutions are mutually symmetrical with axis e-file, not d-file as initial position.

Personal rating: A.

h#9,5* (3+2)
Köko, Circe, Double Maximummer
3+0 grasshopper

Juraj Lörinc
3511 U.S.P.B. 105-106/1997
1st Prize U.S.P.B. 1997
Notes: 698 Sent: 141

1.Kb2 Kd5 (Ke5?) 2.Rc2 SSxd3#

1.Kd1 Ke5 (Kd5?) 2.Bc2 DSSxc3#

Bad luck with this composition. I composed it originally for 50th feenschach in 1994 that asked for problems with spiralspringers and/or diagonalspiralspringers. I sent it there but it didn't reach tourney director. My letter got lost. Looking at award I thought it would be high in it...

Then I decided to send it to Václav Kotesovec's 40 jubilee tourney in 1996, but again my letter with 3 entries got lost! Václav's JT had high quality and this one could hardly get prize, but it would surely be included in award...

Finally it got printed in U.S.P.B., but now it has deceased and thus 698 won't get any distinction. Simply problem with bad luck.

White unpins directly own SS and DSS, but he mustn't close line of own piece. The main point are mutual reciprocal batteries: SS-DSS and DSS-SS without moving thematical pieces. As it seems to me to be very new idea, I am proud of it.

Oh yes, I was wrong - the U.S.P.B tourneys were at last judged and I was happy to find out judge David Brown awarded this my problem 1st Prize.

Personal rating: A.

h#2 (3+11)
1+1 spiralspringer
1+0 diagonalspiralspringer

Juraj Lörinc
32 Quartz 3 - 1997
2nd HM Quartz 1997
Notes: 804 Sent: 142

Set play: 2.Mc4 Ga4 3.Mb2 Ga2 4.Md2 Ga1+ 5.rMa4 Gc2 6.rMc1 rGb1##

Solution: 1...Ga4 2.Mc2+ rGc2 3.rMa2 Ga1 4.rMc1 Gc3+ 5.Mb4 Ga2 6.Md3+ Gc2##

Again double-mate. See remarks above.

Personal rating: C.

h##5,5* (3+3)
royal grasshopper b4, 2+0 grasshopper
royal moose c3, 0+2 moose
board 4x4

Juraj Lörinc
1st Comm Summer Springaren Tourney C 15.9.1996
Notes: 805 Sent: 143

1.Sxa4 Bd1 2.Rc1 Sh4 3.Sh6 Sxe4#

1.Bxa4 Bh5 2.Rh8 Sg7 3.Bf6 Sxf7#

White wants to mate with knights but he has a lot of moves longer than knight move. Thus both sides first fight againts white riders (rook, bishop) and then the final mating pictures are constructed.

Personal rating: C.

h#3 (7+7)
White maximummer

Juraj Lörinc
2586 Phénix 51 - 1997
Comm Phénix Directs Féeriques 1997
Notes: 791 Sent: 144

a) 1.Kb3 Ga4 2.Ga3 Gc2 3.Kc3 Gb5 4.Kd3 Ge2 5.Kd2 Ge1 6.Kd1 Gb2 7.Ke2 Ga1 8.Kd1 Ga4#

b) 1.Kd4 Ge5 2.Kxe4 Ge3 3.Kd3 Gc3 4.Kd4 Ge4 5.Ke3 Ge2 6.Kd3 Gc4 7.Kd2 Ge1 8.Kc1+ Kc2#

c) 1.Kb3 Ga4 2.Ga3+ Kb1 3.Gc1 Gc2 4.Kc3 Gb5 5.Kd2 Ge1 6.Ke2 Ge3 7.Gc3 Gb3 8.Kd2 Gb2#

d) 1.Kd4 Ge5 2.Kc4 Gc2 3. Gb1 Gc5 4.Ge1 Gb5 5.Kc3 Gc2 6.Kb2 Gb1 7.Gc1 Gd3 8.Gc3 Ge2#

Just another selfmate employing combination Köko and Maximummer, this time on small board and with 4 different phases.

Personal rating: C.

s#8 (2+4)
Köko, Maximummer
1+3 grasshopper
5x5 board
b) d3 -» a2
c) b1 -» c1
d) b1 -» d1

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