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The Weekly Chess Problem, 1st December 2014
Written by Michael McDowell   

Comins Mansfield

British Chess Magazine, 1917

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Mate in 2

If the point of a problem lies in striking post-key strategy then the ideal type of key is a thematic key, one which makes that strategy possible. This two-mover is a fine example. Further examples of the work of Comins Mansfield can be found in an article under Chess Composers on the home page.

Any comments or questions on this problem should be addressed to Michael McDowell using the ‘Contact’ item in the menu on the left.

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