(Bedrich Formánek)

Mr. Lutz Neweklowsky (Karlsruhe, Germany) sent me his new claims for the longest moremovers:

a) Without obtrusive units

Mate in 267 moves

1.D:f6 L:f6 2.L:f6 S:f6 3.L:g2+ K:g2 4.T:g1+ h:g1D 5.S:g1 K:g1 6.Kd6 S6g4 7.Kd5 Se3+ 8.Kd4 Sc2+ 9.Kc3 Se3 10.Kd2 Sfg4 11.Kd3 Kg2 12.Ke4 Sc4 13.Kf4 Sge5 14.Ta7 Sd3+ 15.Ke4 Sf2+ 16.Kd4 Sd6 17.Kd5 Sb5 18.Ta5 Sd1 19.Kc5 Sbc3 20.Kc4 Se2 21.Kd3 Sg3 22.Ta1 Sf2+ 23.Ke3 Sf1+ 24.Kd4 Sg3 25.Ta3 Sf5+ 26.Kd5 Sd1 27.Sc6 Sde3+ 28.Ke6 Sg7+ 29.Kf7 Sgf5 30.Kf6 Kf2 31.Ta2+ Kf3 32.Ke5 Kg4 33.Ke4 Sc4 34.Ta4 Kg5 35.Sd8 Sg3+ 36.Kd4 Sb6 37.Ta7 Sf5+ 38.Ke4 Sc4 39.Se6+ Kf6 40.Ta6 Sg3+ 41.Kd4 Sd6 42.Kd5 Sde4 43.Ta3 Sf5 44.Sf8 Sf2 45.Tf3 Sg4 46.Ke4 Sgh6 47.Tf2 Ke7 48.Sg6+ Ke6 49.Sf4+ Kf6 50.Sd3 Ke6 51.Sc5+ Kd6 52.Sb7+ Kc7 53.Sa5 Sd6+ 54.Kd5 Sg4 55.Td2 Se3+ 56.Kd4 Sg4 57.Tg2 Kb6 58.Sb3 Sb5+ 59.Ke4 Sd6+ 60.Kf4 Sh6 61.Tc2 Sb5 62.Tc1 Sf7 63.Sd2 Sc7 64.Sc4+ Kb5 65.Ke4 Sg5+ 66.Kf5 Sge6 67.Sd6+ Kb6 68.Sc8+ Kb5 69.Ke5 Sc5 70.Tg1 Sb3 71.Tg7 Sa6 72.Tb7+ Kc4 73.Sd6+ Kc3 74.Tg7 Sa5 75.Tg4 Sc6+ 76.Ke4 Sa5 77.Ke3 Sb4 78.Sb5+ Kb3 79.Sd4+ Ka4 80.Th4 Sc4+ 81.Ke4 Sd6+ 82.Ke5 Sc4+ 83.Ke6 Sa3 84.Th8 Sbc2 85.Sf5 Kb5 86.Kd5 Sb4+ 87.Ke4 Sc4 88.Sd4+ Kb6 89.Th6+ Kc5 90.Th5+ Kd6 91.Sf5+ Kd7 92.Th7+ Kc6 93.Kd4 Kb5 94.Th5 Sa5 95.Sd6+ Kb6 96.Tg5 Kc7 97.Sf5 Kd7 98.Tg2 Ke6 99.Sg7+ Kd7 100.Th2 Sb7 101.Td2 Ke7 102.Tb2 Sd8 103.Kc4 Sbc6 104.Kd5 Kd7 105.Td2 Ke7 106.Sh5 Sb4+ 107.Kc5 Sa6+ 108.Kb6 Sb8 109.Sf4 Sf7 110.Kc7 Sa6+ 111.Kc6 Sb8+ 112.Kd5 Sd7 113.Te2+ Kf6 114.Tf2 Sb6+ 115.Kc6 Sc4 116.Sd5+ Kg5 117.Se7 Sh6 118.Kd5 Se5 119.Tf1 Sd7 120.Tg1+ Kf4 121.Sg6+ Kf5 122.Kd6 Sf6 123.Sh4+ Ke4 124.Te1+ Kd3 125.Ke5 Sd7+ 126.Ke6 Sc5+ 127.Kd5 Sd7 128.Td1+ Ke3 129.Tf1 Sb6+ 130.Ke6 Sc4 131.Sg2+ Ke2 132.Tf4 Sb2 133.Tb4 Sd1 134.Ke5 Sf7+ 135.Kf6 Sd8 136.Sf4+ Kf3 137.Sd5 Sc6 138.Tc4 Sa5 139.Ta4 Sc6 140.Ke6 Sb2 141.Th4 Sd3 142.Kf5 Ke2 143.Tc4 Sde5 144.Tc3 Kd2 145.Th3 Sc4 146.Kf4 Sd4 147.Ke4 Se2 148.Th2 Kd1 149.Tf2 Ke1 150.Tg2 Kd1 151.Kd3 Sb2+ 152.Ke3 Sc4+ 153.Kf2 Se5 154.Tg5 Sc4 155.Tg4 Sa3 156.Kf3 Sc2 157.Ke4 Kd2 158.Tg2 Scd4 159.Sf4 Kd1 160.Sh5 Sc2 161.Tf2 Sa3 162.Kd3 Sc1+ 163.Ke3 Sc2+ 164.Ke4 Se2 165.Tf3 Sb4 166.Th3 Sc1 167.Th2 Se2 168.Sg7 Sc3+ 169.Ke5 Sb1 170.Se6 Sd2 171.Th3 Sc6+ 172.Kd6 Sb4 173.Kc5 Sa2 174.Kd4 Sc1 175.Th7 Ke2 176.Th2+ Kf3 177.Th5 Ke2 178.Te5+ Kd1 179.Tf5 Se2+ 180.Kd3 Sc1+ 181.Ke3 Sc4+ 182.Kd4 Sb2 183.Tg5 Sbd3 184.Tg7 Ke2 185.Sg5 Se1 186.Tf7 Kd1 187.Se4 Se2+ 188.Kc4 Sg2 189.Td7+ Ke1 190.Ta7 Kd1 191.Ta1+ Kc2 192.Ta2+ Kd1 193.Td2+ Ke1 194.Tb2 Kd1 195.Sg5 Se1 196.Tb1+ Sc1 197.Kc3 Sed3 198.Se4 Ke2 199.Kd4 Kd1 200.Tb8 Se1 201.Td8 Ke2 202.Sc5 Kf3 203.Tf8+ Ke2 204.Tf7 Sa2 205.Te7+ Kd1 206.Sb3 Sb4 207.Te4 Sg2 208.Sa5 Sc2+ 209.Kd3 Sge3 210.Sb3 Sf1 211.Te8 Se1+ 212.Kc3 Sf3 213.Sc5 Sg3 214.Kd3 Se1+ 215.Ke3 Sc2+ 216.Kf2 Sf5 217.Td8+ Kc1 218.Ke2 Sg3+ 219.Kf3 Sf5 220.Td7 Sfd4+ 221.Ke4 Kb2 222.Kd3 Sc6 223.Td6 Se5+ 224.Ke4 Sc4 225.Td3 Sa5 226.Sa4+ Ka2 227.Tc3 Sa1 228.Th3 S1b3 229.Kd3 Ka3 230.Th4 Sc6 231.Kc3 Scd4 232.Sb6 Se2+ 233.Kc2 Sed4+ 234.Kd3 Kb4 235.Sc8 Kb5 236.Kc3 Kc6 237.Th5 Kc7 238.Se7 Kd6 239.Sd5 Kc5 240.Sb4+ Kd6 241.Td5+ Kc7 242.Kc4 Kc8 243.Sd3 Kb7 244.Td7+ Kc6 245.Se5+ Kb6 246.Tf7 Se6 247.K:b3 Kc5 248.Td7 Sd4+ 249.Kc3 Se2+ 250.Kd3 Sf4+ 251.Ke4 Se6 252.Td5+ Kb4 253.Td6 Sc5+ 254.Kd5 Sa4 255.Kd4 Ka5 256.Td7 Ka6 257.Sc4 Kb5 258.Ta7 Kc6 259.T:a4 Kd7 260.Ta6 Ke8 261.Ta7 Kd8 262.Tb7 Kc8 263.Tg7 Kd8 264.Sb6 Ke8 265.Ke5 Kf8 266.Kf6 Ke8 267.Tg8#.

b) With obtrusive units

(after Petrovic after Babson)

Mate in 271 moves

1.Lg1 a4 2.Kh4 Kh8 3.Kh3 Kg7 4.Kh2 Kh8 5.Kh1 Kg7 6.Lh2 Kh8 7.Kg1 Kg7 8.Kf1 Kh8 9.Ke1 Kg7 10.Lg1 Kh8 11.Kd1 Kg7 12.Kc2 Kh8 13.Kc1 Kg7 14.Kd1 Kh8 15.Ke1 Kg7 16.Kf1 Kh8 17.Lh2 Kg7 18.Kg1 Kh8 19.Kh1 Kg7 20.Lg1 Kh8 21.Kh2 Kg7 22.Kh3 Kh8 23.Kh4 Kg7 24.Kh5 c5 25.Kh4 Kh8 26.Kh3 Kg7 27.Kh2 Kh8 28.Kh1 Kg7 29.Lh2 Kh8 30.Kg1 Kg7 31.Kf1 Kh8 32.Ke1 Kg7 33.Lg1 Kh8 34.Kd1 Kg7 35.Kc2 Kh8 36.Kc1 Kg7 37.Kd1 Kh8 38.Ke1 Kg7 39.Kf1 Kh8 40.Lh2 Kg7 41.Kg1 Kh8 42.Kh1 Kg7 43.Lg1 Kh8 44.Kh2 Kg7 45.Kh3 Kh8 46.Kh4 Kg7 47.Kh5 c4 48.Kh4 Kh8 49.Kh3 Kg7 50.Kh2 Kh8 51.Kh1 Kg7 52.Lh2 Kh8 53.Kg1 Kg7 54.Kf1 Kh8 55.Ke1 Kg7 56.Lg1 Kh8 57.Kd1 Kg7 58.Kc2 Kh8 59.Kc1 Kg7 60.Kd1 Kh8 61.Ke1 Kg7 62.Kf1 Kh8 63.Lh2 Kg7 64.Kg1 Kh8 65.Kh1 Kg7 66.Lg1 Kh8 67.Kh2 Kg7 68.Kh3 Kh8 69.Kh4 Kg7 70.Kh5 c6 71.Kh4 Kh8 72.Kh3 Kg7 73.Kh2 Kh8 74.Kh1 Kg7 75.Lh2 Kh8 76.Kg1 Kg7 77.Kf1 Kh8 78.Ke1 Kg7 79.Lg1 Kh8 80.Kd1 Kg7 81.Kc2 Kh8 82.Kc1 Kg7 83.Kd1 Kh8 84.Ke1 Kg7 85.Kf1 Kh8 86.Lh2 Kg7 87.Kg1 Kh8 88.Kh1 Kg7 89.Lg1 Kh8 90.Kh2 Kg7 91.Kh3 Kh8 92.Kh4 Kg7 93.Kh5 c5 94.Kh4 Kh8 95.Kh3 Kg7 96.Kh2 Kh8 97.Kh1 Kg7 98.Lh2 Kh8 99.Kg1 Kg7 100.Kf1 Kh8 101.Ke1 Kg7 102.Lg1 Kh8 103.Kd1 Kg7 104.Kc2 Kh8 105.Kc1 Kg7 106.Kd1 Kh8 107.Ke1 Kg7 108.Kf1 Kh8 109.Lh2 Kg7 110.Kg1 Kh8 111.Kh1 Kg7 112.Lg1 Kh8 113.Kh2 Kg7 114.Kh3 Kh8 115.Kh4 Kg7 116.Kh5 a3 117.Kh4 Kh8 118.Kh3 Kg7 119.Kh2 Kh8 120.Kh1 Kg7 121.Lh2 Kh8 122.Kg1 Kg7 123.Kf1 Kh8 124.Ke1 Kg7 125.Lg1 Kh8 126.Kd1 Kg7 127.Kc2 Kh8 128.Kc1 Kg7 129.Kd1 Kh8 130.Ke1 Kg7 131.Kf1 Kh8 132.Lh2 Kg7 133.Kg1 Kh8 134.Kh1 Kg7 135.Lg1 Kh8 136.Kh2 Kg7 137.Kh3 Kh8 138.Kh4 Kg7 139.Kh5 a2 140.Kh4 Kh8 141.Kh3 Kg7 142.Kh2 Kh8 143.Kh1 Kg7 144.Lh2 Kh8 145.Kg1 Kg7 146.Kf1 Kh8 147.Ke1 Kg7 148.Lg1 Kh8 149.Kd1 Kg7 150.Kc2 Kh8 151.Kc1 Kg7 152.Kd1 Kh8 153.Ke1 Kg7 154.Kf1 Kh8 155.Lh2 Kg7 156.Kg1 Kh8 157.Kh1 Kg7 158.Lg1 Kh8 159.Kh2 Kg7 160.Kh3 Kh8 161.Kh4 Kg7 162.Kh5 a6 163.Kh4 Kh8 164.Kh3 Kg7 165.Kh2 Kh8 166.Kh1 Kg7 167.Lh2 Kh8 168.Kg1 Kg7 169.Kf1 Kh8 170.Ke1 Kg7 171.Lg1 Kh8 172.Kd1 Kg7 173.Kc2 Kh8 174.Kc1 Kg7 175.Kd1 Kh8 176.Ke1 Kg7 177.Kf1 Kh8 178.Lh2 Kg7 179.Kg1 Kh8 180.Kh1 Kg7 181.Lg1 Kh8 182.Kh2 Kg7 183.Kh3 Kh8 184.Kh4 Kg7 185.Kh5 a5 186.Kh4 Kh8 187.Kh3 Kg7 188.Kh2 Kh8 189.Kh1 Kg7 190.Lh2 Kh8 191.Kg1 Kg7 192.Kf1 Kh8 193.Ke1 Kg7 194.Lg1 Kh8 195.Kd1 Kg7 196.Kc2 Kh8 197.Kc1 Kg7 198.Kd1 Kh8 199.Ke1 Kg7 200.Kf1 Kh8 201.Lh2 Kg7 202.Kg1 Kh8 203.Kh1 Kg7 204.Lg1 Kh8 205.Kh2 Kg7 206.Kh3 Kh8 207.Kh4 Kg7 208.Kh5 a4 209.Kh4 Kh8 210.Kh3 Kg7 211.Kh2 Kh8 212.Kh1 Kg7 213.Lh2 Kh8 214.Kg1 Kg7 215.Kf1 Kh8 216.Ke1 Kg7 217.Lg1 Kh8 218.Kd1 Kg7 219.Kc2 Kh8 220.Kc1 Kg7 221.Kd1 Kh8 222.Ke1 Kg7 223.Kf1 Kh8 224.Lh2 Kg7 225.Kg1 Kh8 226.Kh1 Kg7 227.Lg1 Kh8 228.Kh2 Kg7 229.Kh3 Kh8 230.Kh4 Kg7 231.Kh5 a3 232.Kh4 Kh8 233.Kh3 Kg7 234.Kh2 Kh8 235.Kh1 Kg7 236.Lh2 Kh8 237.Kg1 Kg7 238.Kf1 Kh8 239.Ke1 Kg7 240.Lg1 Kh8 241.Kd1 Kg7 242.Kc2 Kh8 243.Kc1 Kg7 244.Kd1 Kh8 245.Ke1 Kg7 246.Kf1 Kh8 247.Lh2 Kg7 248.Kg1 Kh8 249.Kh1 Kg7 250.Lg1 Kh8 251.Kh2 Kg7 252.Kh3 Kh8 253.Kh4 Kg7 254.Kh5 Kf8 255.Kh6 Ke8 256.g7 Se7 257.L:c3 a1D 258.L:a1 e3 259.f:e3 c3 260.L:c3 Kd7 261.g8D S:g8+ 262.L:g8 f2 263.L:f2 Kd6 264.g6 Kc6 265.g7 Kd6 266.Lf7 c4 267.g8D Kd7 268.Db8 a2 269.Le8+ Ke7 270.Lf6+ K:f6 271.Dd6# .

Please, send your opinions/objections to my e-mail address (if possible, please, until the end of May 2002).

With all best wishes, Bedrich Formánek