Friday 24 August 2018

Studies and Problems

Project 30's FIDE Master Steve Giddins event was a great success and a full report can be found here.

When Steve gave his illuminating and entertaining talk about chess studies and problems (positions that were composed, not reached during real games) he presented the following positions for consideration by the audience.

Take a look and try and solve them.

Both are White to play. The second position is checkmate in two moves.

The answers will follow in due course.

Composed by G. Kasparjan, 1935
Composed by G. Heathcote, 195

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