Good old times 6

This is the third selection of problems from the isuue 87 of feenschach (here are the first and the second selection). The focus is on longer orthodox helpmates.
Jorge J. Lois
2nd Prize feenschach 1977

1.e1Q c7 2.Qa5 c8Q 3.Qxf5 Qxf5#

1.e1R cxb7 2.Rxe4 bxa8Q 3.Re2 Qf3#

1.e1B c7 2.Bd2 cxd8Q 3.Bf4 Qxd1#

1.e1S cxb7 2.Sxg2 b8Q 3.Kh3 Qg3#

Very likeable example of promotion helpmate. Black AUW on the same square vs. 4 white queen promotions on neighbouring squares.

h#3 (8+9)

Christer Jonsson
2nd Prize Tidskrift för Schack 1983

1...Rh5 2.Kg4 Rxg5+ 3.Kh3 Rg4 4.Rh4 Rxh4#

1...Bf2 2.d1B Bxb6 3.Kg3 Bxa5 4.Bdf3 Be1#

Once upon a time two capturing round-trips were existing. Just like in CJF's h#4 or h#4,5 by FA & MP.

h#3,5 (3+9)

Tibor Szabo
1st Prize Hungarian Chess Federation 1979-80

1.Sd7+ Kc7 2.Se6+ Kxd6 3.Sf6+ Ke5 4.Sg5+ Kf4 5.h5 g3#

Switchbacks of both black knights allow a passage of wK through the minefield, closing 5 black lines overall.

h#5 (2+12)

Michel Caillaud
dedicated to E. Dragone
3rd Prize Die Schwalbe 1983

1.Bb7 a4 2.Bc8 a5 3.Bd7 a6 4.Be8 a7 5.Bf7 a8Q 6.Bg8 Qf8 7.Bh7 Qf4#

Fine motivation for zig-zag movement of bB. The bishop stays in the way of potential pawn's and then queen's movement. If only Black could somewhere hide or lose tempo. It is not possible, so he has to go far to the east side of the board to have final Bg8-h7 move.

h#7 (7+9)

Comments to Juraj Lörinc.
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