Originally posted by Mephisto2
That was not an easy one.
1.h4 b5 2.h5 b4 3.h6 b3 4.hxg7 bax2 5.gxh8=R (f7 and g7 need to be available for the black king) axb1=R (idem for white king to d2 and c2) 6.Ra4 d5 7.Rah4 d4 8.f4 d3 9.Nf3 dxe2 10.d4 f6 11.Kd2 e1=R 12.Ba6 Kf7 13.c4 Kg7 14.Kc2 Kxh8 15.Kxb1 Bf5+ 16.Ka1 Nd7 17.Rxe1.
This problem shows the task of 3 Rook Schnoebelens. [The Schnoebelen theme is a promoted piece that is captured without moving]. It is a difficult theme to compose - one must explain why the pawns must promote, rather than just sit and be captured.
Composer is Unto Heinonen.