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May Stroke


After so many years of publication, we're out of "stroke" puns and find it necessary to do repeats. But the photo above is definitely a harbinger of spring and summer; rowing crews out on the water, enjoying outdoor activity, perhaps after a long winter.

Today's problem is relatively easy and is set with only four pieces per side; it's a little more practical than the more complex, artificial stroke problems.

White to Play and Win


Solve this one from the diagram, if you can, for great practice in visualization. Then click on Read More to verify your solution.20050904-symbol.gif


22-17 21x14 15-10 14x7 6-2 24x15 2x27 White Wins.

05/03/14 - Category: Problems -Printer friendly version-
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