Monday puzzle / game

Black to move and win Black has sacced his queen to reach this position. How does he finish it off? Solution

Thursday puzzle / game

White to move and draw It looks hopeless but White can salvage a draw. Another study by Henri Rinck, perhaps a little trickier than most of his. Solution

Monday puzzle / game

White to play and draw Those of you who do these puzzles regularly will know that I am a fan of elegant studies with very few pieces, and so admire the works of Troitsky, Rinck and Reti amongst others. This is another Richard Reti study and has some similarities with Puzzle 4 in section D […]

Monday puzzle / game

White to move White is under considerable pressure but has a chance of his own. Can you find it? Solution

Online West of England County Championship – End of Season Report

Ian Clark has sent the following end of season report on the Online West of England County Championship which ran from January to March 2021. The very first online County championship was efficiently organised by Ian George of Cornwall. The decision for us to play was made after asking Dorset players who wished to take […]

Thursday puzzle / game

White to play and draw You only have two choices. Which way do you choose? Solution

Monday puzzle / game

White to play At first sight it seems White is under a lot of pressure. How does he turn the tables? Solution