Cute and Acute

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Can something be both cute and acute, as in "sharp" or an "acute angle"? We think so, and we're about to show you an example.

This month's speed problem is another easy one, but it's also definitely cute. And acute. You'll see what we mean when you solve it. Beginners might have to think a bit but experienced players should solve it quickly.

WHITE
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BLACK
Black to Play and Win

B:WK7,20,23,24,26,28:B1,12,13,15,19,25,K30

When you've come up with your solution, a cute (or should that be acute) quick of the mouse on Read More will allow you to check your solution.null



Solution

15-18 23x14 30x23 24x15 23-18 Black Wins.

Easy, but cute. And definitely some acute play. Thanks to Lloyd and Josh Gordon, our regular Toronto contributors, for sending this one to us.

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02/05/22 - Category: Problems -Printer friendly version-
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