The Weekly Chess Problem 2015 The Weekly Chess Problem, 27th July 2015


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The Weekly Chess Problem, 27th July 2015
Written by Michael McDowell   

Cedric Lytton

Sydney Sunday Mirror, 1968


The black king has just been mated. Where is he?

For a change, a problem involving light retroanalysis. A basic chess problem convention is that the diagram position should be legal, in other words one that could be arrived at in the course of a hypothetical game. The solver’s task here is to prove that there is only one square on which the black king can legally stand mated.

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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