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Solution:1.Ke6 Kh8/Gxg6†/Kf8 2.f7‡

Comments: One mating move but three mating men. (I have a note that this was composed 27 Apr 1977)

Solution:1.Gc4 Gf4/Gc5/S-/Gc3/Gc7 2.Sb5/Rb5/either/Ra4/Rxb6‡

Comments: "Some solvers fell for 1.Gf1? Gf4!" Double threat separated. (I have a note that this was composed 12 Sep 1977).

Solution: 1.Gd4 Ka1 2.Gb2‡

Comments: K mated on square initially occupied by the mating piece. Last move Pc2xb1=G.

Solution: 1.Rg2 (threats Rb2 or Sb2) 2.Gd4/Gb4/Gb5/Gd6/Ge4 Rb2/Sb2/Ga5/Gh1/Rg1‡ Try: 1.Rb7? Ge4!

Comments: Variety of ways of preventing or allowing the mates. This was composed 11 Sep 1977.

Solution:1.Ge5 Ke8 2.Be6 Kd8 3.Rf8‡ Set stalemate.

Comments: The W. E. Lester problem has BKa8, WKc2, Rc7, Gh2, Bg1.