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papadoble

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Mon Sep 15 2008 8:32PM | edited: 8:34:18 | MsgID: 9969569


I just came across puzzle 5645 which immediately triggered the memory of the following

Puzzle Challenge #5646 set by papadoble

Puzzle name: Meyer, draw
Composer: Heinrich Meyer, 1882
Stipulation: White to play and draw

Solve the position using the Interactive board below. Click on a piece to move it, then click destination square



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According to Beasley & Whitworth's 'Endgame magic', an idea that was already shown in 13th century arabic manuscripts (with medieval pieces).

Here is another example

Puzzle Challenge #5648 set by papadoble

Puzzle name: Meyer, draw 2
Composer: Heinrich Meyer, ca 1890, version
Stipulation: White to play and draw

Solve the position using the Interactive board below. Click on a piece to move it, then click destination square



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