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.
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Problem 1: Very Easy
Problem 2: Easy
Thanks to Brian Hinkle, an oversight in the setting and solution of Problem 2 has been corrected.
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.