In 2012 the World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC) took place in Kobe, Japan.
The British Solving team, from left to right: Ian Watson, Michael McDowell, Roddy McKay.
At dinner. From left to right: Michael McDowell, Paul Valois, Hannu Harkola and Mrs Harkola. Photo: Allan Bell.
The solving hall before the start of the Open Solving. Photo: Roddy McKay.
A view from a cable car. Photo: Roddy McKay.
A temple in Kyoto. Ian Watson in the foreground, left. Photo: Roddy McKay.