The Checker Maven

Mayday! Mayday!

The month of May has begun, marked by the usual "May Day" celebrations around the world. But "Mayday!" has another meaning - send help fast!

We don't think you'll need help with this month's speed problems, but solving them fast is the goal. How well can you do? Try them out and click on Read More for the solutions.

(We are always in need of speed problems. If you have any that you'd like us to publish, please contact us using the contact link in the left column.)

Problem 1: Very Easy

Problem 2: Easy

Thanks to Brian Hinkle, an oversight in the setting and solution of Problem 2 has been corrected.



Solutions

Problem 1: 24-19 (or any of several alternatives) 5-14 22-17 13-22 26-1 White Wins.

Problem 2: 15-10 6-15 11-8 4-11 7-30 White Wins.

05/04/05 - Category: Problems - Printer friendly version
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