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Chess Problem 1984a8e301


The Problemist, 1984


(b) wPe2->f3

a) 1.dxe5 Qa6 2.Kd4  Qd3#
b) 1.Kd4  Sc4 2.dxc4 Qe4#

The white knight is captured in each solution and the resulting mates are echoes. This was inspired by two of the variations in a directmate problem by Philipp Klett, a selection of whose problems (by John Beasley, published in 1978) I had recently acquired.

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