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Legal positions with one color to move only?

You found most of the possibilities where an argument about parity can determine which side has the move (however, this is not all the 32-pieces positions, see the edit at the bottom), which all have ...
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Legal positions with one color to move only?

because any path where any piece(other than pawns and knights) can access 2 or more connected squares relative to the way that it moves rules out all following positions in the tree of moves, the ...
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A little Silvester puzzle

This is a solution that comes with a promoted bishop. All 16 white pieces have at least one mating move, the star among them being 0-0-0#. A problemists problem with this is, as was pointed out by OP, ...
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