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Solution to CV-3: Sturges Remembered

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Two weeks back, we presented Ed Atkinson's "Sturges Remembered" problem. We said that the title might give a slight hint toward the solution. Judge for yourself.

Problem CV-3
BLACK
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WHITE
White to Play and Win

W:B5,K2,K26:W10,23,29,K17

1. ... 23-19 2. 26-23 19-16 3. 23-19 16-11 4. 19-15 10-6 5. 15x8---A 17-13 6. 2x9 13x6 7. 8-12 6-10 8. 5-9 29-25 9. 12-16 10-15 10. 9-14---B 25-22 11. 14-18 15-11 White Wins---C.

A---The order of the jumps is immaterial.

B---Ed informs us that this is now into a problem by--- Joshua Sturges!

C---18-25 11-20 winning with the move, or 16-7 22-15 likewise, with the single man trapping the king!

Ed points out that all of White's first 10 moves are star moves--- no other moves will garner the win.

Our thanks to Ed for this fine composition.null



05/06/20 - Category: Problems - Printer friendly version
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