Take The Short Road


We've not made much use of the Javascript clock in recent months because we're trying to make our website as cookie-free and Javascript-free as possible, so it can be accessed easily and safely by all. So today's speed problem won't be timed, but you won't find it very hard at all.

White to Play and Win


It turns out that White can grind out a win with 19-15. That's all well and good, but there's a shorter road to victory. Can you find it? When you have the answer, move your mouse a short distance to Read More and give it a quick click to reveal the solution.null


19-16 12x19 30-26 23x30 32x16 White Wins.

Black must give up a piece.

Thanks to Lloyd and Josh Gordon for this position, which came up in one of their nightly games.


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