Bringing Chess to Visually Impaired People

The Gazette - February 2016

Edited by Julie Leonard
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Chris’s Puzzle

November Puzzle:

FEN: 7Q/2p5/1P1N3R/3k4/8/2K5/8/8

White: King c3, Queen h8, Rook h6, Knight d6, Pawn b6.

Black: king d5, pawn c7.

White to play and mate in two.

Solution: 1. Qe8!

A. 1... Kc5 2. Qb5#B. 1... cxb6 2. Qb5#C. 1... c5 2. Qe4#D. 1... c6 2. Qh5#E. 1... cxNd6 2. Rh5#

February Puzzle:

FEN: 8/8/8/8/K7/3B4/4Q3/k7

White: King a4, Queen e2, Bishop d3.

Black: king a1

White to play and mate in two.

The solution will be published in the May issue.

Chris Ross