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The Weekly Chess Problem, 12th October 2015
Written by Michael McDowell   

Norman Macleod

1st HM., Olympic Tourney, 1982

6B1/3bB3/8/p2R1R2/p1k2prp/K4p2/3r1q2/6b1

Helpmate in 2 (2 solutions)

A problem whose idea was described by helpmate expert Chris Feather as “a remarkable achievement”. Remember that in each solution Black begins and White mates on his second move. Norman Macleod (1927-1991) was arguably Britain’s finest all-round composer.

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