The Gazette - August 2015

Edited by Julie Leonard
The views expressed in the Gazette do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of the BCA, nor those of the editor.

Chris’s Puzzle

May Puzzle:

FEN: 8/8/8/3p4/1QNkP3/B7/3K4/8

White: King d2, Queen b4, Bishop a3, Knight c4, Pawn e4. Black: king d4, pawn d5

White to play and mate in two.

Solution: 1. Qe7!A. 1... dxc4 2. Bc5#B. 1 ... dxe4 2. Qc5#C. 1... Kxc4 2. Qb4#

August Puzzle:

FEN: 8/2p5/5Q2/2k5/2P5/2PK4/8/8

White: King d3, Queen f6, Pawns c3 and c4. Black: king c5, pawn c7.

White to play and mate in two. The solution will be published in the November issue.

Chris Ross

Six Nations Game from Mark Kirkham – Winning Move: 40. Rxd6 Black resigned.