|(English translation: Tom Kieboom)
Some arrangements made on
an idea of Pim Meurs.
The 2nd one is not completely
right (Sharp Rules), due to the
The 4th one I like the most.
Disapproval of the windmill
shot is old-fashioned, it's OK.
Eric van Dusseldorp:
The 4th one is top.
Windmill shot by a king is OK
in such a game-like problem.
Idem dito for a windmill shot
by a man as high-light in a
The opposition in the 3rd one
may be seen as not sharp.
For such a game-like composition:
no problem for me.
Roel, may I put one of these
composition as 3rd one in the
Showroom? Please choose yourself.
I prefer an older one (see diagram),
that was created on the basis of a
rapid draughts game with Wouter
Sipma on internet.
Black's response 3-8 after white's
first move 29-24! is the best one,
against white's possible move
2.30-25 followed by 3.24-29+.
(See further the solution given
on top of the diagram to the left)
By far, the 4th one is the most
The move 34-30 is well-hidden.
The two forcings also hide the
course of the combination.
Finally the end-stroke of the king
resembles music notes.
May I use the 4th one for my
column 'Forcings' in De Problemist.
Roel Boomstra: fine!
Thanks fot the quick service.
Sunday, your composition is in
the Showroom, Roel!
Do you know where and when it