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July Speed Problem

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It's summer, and we hope you are able to get out and enjoy summer sports, such as a speedy ride on a bicycle. The winter of 2013-14 was pretty harsh in most of North America, and we're certain you're happy to be outdoors. Do it while you can, summer doesn't last forever. Unless you're in Hawai`i, of course!

Our speed problem for July isn't especially hard, but we're still allowing you 30 seconds to solve it. Such generosity! It's a very practical setting and we hope you like it. When you're ready, click on the link below; then come back and click on Read More to verify your solution.

July Speed Problem (30 seconds, relatively easy)

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Solution

BLACK
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WHITE
White to Play and Win

W:W32,31,K22,17:BK30,24,20,19.

32-27! and now if 30-26 then 27-23 wins a piece, and if 24-28 then 27-24 is a two for one. White Wins. From a game your editor played recently on the Internet.

07/05/14 - Category: Problems - Printer friendly version
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