Selection from award of Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995 - h#2

Judged by Mikael Grönroos. 5 Prizes, 7 HMs, 12 Comms.
Raimo Sailas
1st Prize Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

a) 1.Rxd3 Sc4+ 2.Kd4 Sxe2#

b) 1.Sxf4 Sf5 2.Kxe4 Rxe3#

Analogical motivation for captures of white pieces, model mates in a very economical position.

h#2 (6+3)
b) b5 -» c6

Alexandr Pankratjev
Alexej Ivunin

2nd Prize Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

a) 1.Sd1 Sd3 2.Bg4 Bf7#

b) 1.Bg4 Bf7 2.Se3 Se4#

c) 1.Se3 Se4 2.Sd1 Sd3#

Cycle of pairs of moves, unpins, model mates with twinning by moving the black king.

h#2 (5+12)
b) d5 -» c3
c) d5 -» f4

Gabor Cseh
3rd Prize Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

a) 1.Bxe3 Sd6 2.Bxg5 Rf6#

b) 1.Rxf5 Sc4 2.Rxf2 Bd2#

Annihilation of white force for line clearance and selfpin. Very good echo diagonal-orthogonal.

h#2 (9+9)
b) a3 -» b3

Chris J. Feather
4th Prize Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

1.Ra6 Be8 2.Kb6 Qxc7#

1.Bb3 Rh5+ 2.Kc4 Qd4#

Echo diagonal-orthogonal.

h#2 (5+6)

Unto Heinonen
5th Prize Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

1.Sd4 Bd3 2.Sb5 Bf5#

1.Bd8 Sd5 2.Be7 Sc7#

Twice exchange of places.

h#2 (5+8)

Jurij Berezhnoj
1st HM Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

1.Ke5 d3 2.Qd4 Qh5#

1.Kc6 d4 2.Sd5 Qa4#

Beautiful position with pin model mates and perfect analogy although a bit simple.

h#2 (5+6)

Nikolaj Vasjucko
Comm Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

a) 1.Qxe7 Sf2 2.gxf2 Bxe5#

b) 1.Bxh2 Sc6 2.dxc6 Rxa7#

Annihilation of white force by hideaway and line opening pawn capture.

h#2 (6+12)
b) b4 «-» a7

Nikolaj Vasjucko
Comm Suomen Tehtäväniekat 1995

1.Qxe4 Bc7 2.Qxd5 Bxd5#

1.Qxg8 Sxc5 2.Qxd8 Rxd8#

Clear geometry (no other way available) leads to captures of 4 white pieces.

h#2 (6+4)

Comments to Juraj Lörinc.
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