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The Weekly Chess Problem, 16th November 2015
Written by Michael McDowell   

Norris Easter

1st Prize, Bristol Times and Mirror, 1926

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Mate in 2

The term “traditional two-mover” refers to one where the merit lies in the key and post-key variations, as opposed to a problem where the idea is spread over a number of phases. Easter’s problem is an excellent example.

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