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G. F. Perrin and solvers
Solution: a) 1.Sg5 Gh6 2.Sf7 Gh1‡
Comments: in a) the Sf7 shuts off the WG escape line. The twin was provided by the FCR solvers 

G. F. Anderson and C. C. Palmer
Solution: 1.Be4 1... Gb3 2.Bd3† Gb5‡ 1... Gd1 2.Qh6 Ga1‡ Comment: WBa8 moved to h1 to legalise the position, since othrwise no last Black move. 

T. R. Dawson
Solution: Set: 1... G×e5 2.Bg8 Gh5‡ Play: 1.Bh3 Ge4† 2.R×h2† g2‡ Comments: Changed play. 

W. H. Reilly
Solution: 1.Gc8 c×b6/c×d6/c6/c5 2.Sb5/Sd5/Gc5/Gc4 Ga5/Gc5/Gb5/Gb5 ‡ Comments: Black pawn task ('piccaninny'). BG battery. 

A. H. Kniest
Solution: 1.Gd4 1... f2† 2.Kf1 d×e2‡ 1... f×e2 2.Ga3 d2‡ 1... d×e2 2.Gf4 f2‡ Comments: Asymmetry. 

W. Pflughaupt
Solution: 1.g8=B (threat 2.Gd2† b1(=any)‡ h1=G 2.a8=G† G×a8‡ Comments: Cornerrattler. Four pawn promotions. 

F. Heumer
Solution: Set: 1... B×d2‡ Play: 1.Gh6 Be3/Bf4 2.Sed6†/Sc7† Bb6/B×c7 ‡ 

B. Rehm
Solution: Set: 1... Gf2 2.Bb1 Gd4 3.Qe5 d2‡ Play: 1.Bb1 Gf2 2.Qf3 Gf4 3.Qd1 d2‡ Comments: Pin and Nip. 

D. Pirnie
Solution: 1.Gc3 Gd4 2.Ge5 Gf6 3.Gg7 G×h8‡ Comments: Selfsolver. Cornerrattler. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: a) 1.Se2 Gf2 2.Sf4 G×f5 3.Sh5† G×h5‡
Comments: G over G mates. In a) the hurdle f5 is removed, in b) it is blocked by Qe4. 

G. Fuhlendorf
Solution: 1.Qb4† Sc4 2.Gg7 Gc3 3.Qe7† Se5‡ Comments: S Switchback. 

W. E. Lester
Solution: 1.Be2 Gc6 2.b8=B† K×b6 3.a7 Gaa8‡ Comments: The original has BGa2 and WBb5 for 1.Bf1, but position is illegal (no last move).


P. L. Rothenburg
Solution: 1.Qg7 Gh8 2.Qc3 Gh1 3.Sg4 Ga8‡ Comments: Cornerrattler. Nip. 

E. M. H. Guttmann
Solution: 1.g5 1... Gg4 2.B×h7 GG6 3.R×g6 K×c2‡ 1... Gb7 Rd8 2.Gd7 B×d7 K×c2‡ Comments: Reciprocal shutoffs. Vanishing G. 

C. Eckhardt
Solution: 1.Qg1 Gh1 2.Qc5 Gd4 3.Gc3†† Gf4‡ Comments: Pins 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Bf7 Gf8 2.Ba2 Ga1 3.Bf7 Gf6 4.Bg8 Gg7‡ Comments: Gshepherding. WB switchbacks. 

B. Rehm
Solution: 1.Qc4 K×d1 2.Qe4 K×c1 3.Qe2 Gf2 4.Qd3 b2‡ Comments: WQ circuit. 

W. Gunther
Solution: Set: 1... Gc6 2.d7 Ge8 3.d8=G Gc8 4.Gb8 Ga8‡
Comments: Gshepherding. Changed mate. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Bg4 Gh4 2.Gg5† Gf4 3.Ra8 Gdh4 4.Rg8 Gf6‡ Comments: Gshepherding. 

W. H. Reilly
Solution: 1.Qg3 Gh3 2.Qf2 Gh8 3.Ge3 Gh6 4.Ke2† Gf1‡ Comments: Well hidden mate. BG battery. RK battery. Crosscheck. 

T. R. Dawson
Solution: 1.Gg5 S~/Pg3 2.Ge3† Sd3/Pg2 3.Ge7† Sc5 4.Ga7† Sa6‡ Comments: Interposition in Gcheck lines. 

W.H.Reilly
Solution: 1.Bc4 B any 2.Ga4† Bb4 3.Bd3† Bd2 4.Be4† Bf4‡ Comment: Three interpositions of B in G check lines. G pins but cannot capture pinned piece. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Qf5 Gf4 2.Qe5 Gd6 3.Qe7 Gf8 4.Qe5 Gd8 5.g8=G Gf8‡ Comments: Stalemate set. G over Q path.
T. R. Dawson noted: "CMF eliminated the Ph7 by moving Q to e5, G to d2,


G. Meyer
Solution: 1.Sg5 Gg4 2.Se4 Gd4 3.Sd2 Gd1 4.Sb1 Ga1 5.Sd2 Ga6‡ Comments: Stalemate set. G over S path. 

W. Karsch
Solution: a) 1.Sc4 Gb4 2.Sb2 Gb1 3.Sd3 Ge4 4.Se5 Ge6 5.Sg6 Gh6‡
Comments: Gshepherding by S. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Qd8 Gc8 2.Qe7 Gc3 3.Qe3† f×e3 4.Bd3 Gf2 5.Ge1† Sb2‡ Comments: Blockng the BS to leave it only one escape. "A very remarkable brilliancy that baffled the whole Fairy Ring". 

W. H. Reilly
Solution: 1.Ge8 S~ 2.Bd5† S×b5 3.Qb4†† Bd4 4.Rg4† Sf4† 5.Kf1 e2‡ Comments: Pins. BS and BB forced into position round the mating square f1. 

W. Kramer
Solution: Set: 1... Rh1‡ Play: 1.Ge5 Ka1 2.Gb8 Kb1 3.Gb3† Ka1 4.Ge3 Kb1 5.Gc3 Rh1‡ Comments: Tempo loss. G circuit. 

C. P. Swindley & A Lundström
Solution: 1.Kc2 c3 2.Qg8† Re6 3.Sd6 Gb1 4.Qg2† Re4 5.Kd3 c2‡ Comments: Line clearance for BG move. WQ and BR switchback. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Be6 Gd7 2.Bf7 Gg7 3.Bb3 Gb4 4.Bg8 Gd6 5.Rd5 Gd4† 6.Re5 Gf6‡ Comments: Stalemate set. B circuit in one diagonal. G over B and G over R paths. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Bf8 g4 2.Bd6 g3 3.Bh3 g2 (not Gh4‡) 4.Sd8 g1=any 5.Q×g1 Gh1 6.Qg8 Gh4‡ Comments: Permuting the guards round the BK. WQ switchback. 

T. Kardos
Solution: 1.e8=G g2 2.Gc6 d×c6 3.h8=G c5 4.Gh2 c4 5.Gc7 c3 6.Ba2 c×b2‡ Comments: Nip. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Rh2 h3 2.Bd8 Gc8 3.Bf6 Gf7 4.Bb2 Gb3 5.R×h3† G×h3 6.Qg5† K×g5‡ Comments: Gshepherding. GK battery set up. 

N. S. Petrovic
Solution: 1.Gh1 Ka2 2.Gh8 Ka1 3.Ga8 c4 4.Gh1 Ka2 5.Gh8 Ka1 6.Ga8 d2/Rb1‡
Comments: Only just legal. G circuits. Cornerrattler. 

W. Pauly
Solution: 1.Sd1† Ke4 2.Rf5†
Comments: Interposing in Gchecks. This is just legal 2WP, 5WG, and 1 extra lightsquare WB accounts for the 8 WPs. 

W. Karsch
Solution: Set: 1... Gd2 2.c3 Gb4 3.c4 Gd4 4.c5 Gb6 5.c6 Gd6 6.c7 Gb8 7.c8=G Gd8 8.Ge8 Gf6 9.Gg8 Gh8‡
Comments: Gshepherding. Excelsior. Underpromotions. 

T. R. Dawson
Solution: 1.Sc3 Gd4 2.Sd5 Gd6 3.Sc7 Gb8 4.Sb5 Gb4 5.Sd6 Ge7
Comments: Gshepherding. After the 8th moves the G and S formation has been rotated from a1a2 to a8b8. 

C. M. Fox
Solution: 1.Sb5 Ga4 2.Sa7 Ga8 3.Sc6 Gd5 4.Bf4 Gb7 5.Se5 Gd4 6.Bg5 Gf6 7.Sg4 Gh4
Comments: Gshepherding. Release of mating piece (Sd2). This complicated composition was reached by extension of earlier problems


B. Zastrow
Solution: 1.Gh5† Bg1 2.Be3 b5 3.Ge8 Bh2 4.Ge4 Bg1 5.Gh4 P~
Comments: 8BPs. A number of other long selfmates using 8BPs plus BGs are excluded from this collection


Composer
Solution: 1. ‡ Comments: 