The Checker Maven

Getting Jumpy

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Getting jumpy waiting for spring to come? Ready for winter to be over even there might be more cold weather and another snowstorm in the offing??

Be patient; it won't be much longer until winter is left behind.

Our speed problem, though, won't require that much patience. It's fairly easy and can surely be solved in thirty seconds. When you're ready, click below to start the clock and show the position. When you're done, jump your mouse to Read More to check your solution.

March Speed Problem (not too hard; 30 seconds)

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Solution

BLACK
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WHITE
White to Play and Win

W:W11,17,19,25,30:B6,12,16,23,K24.

11-7 24x15 30-26 23x30 7-2 30x14 2x20 White Wins.

A good exercise in visualization; now, visualize spring!

03/01/14 - Category: Problems - Printer friendly version
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