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A Gentle Stroke

We thought we had completely run out of puns on the word "stroke" until the one above finally came to mind. Now, the Checker Maven offices have a strict no-pets policy, but it's hard to resist the charm of the photo above.

Today's problem is indeed a stroke, but is gentle in that it's less difficult than usual. We invite you to practice your visualization skills on the diagram below.


White to Play and Win


When you've worked it out to your satisfaction, stroke the Read More button to see the solution.


22-17 13x22 29-25 22x29 30-25 29x22 21-17 22x13 6-1 13x6 1x28 White Wins

06/06/09 - Category: Problems -Printer friendly version-
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