The Weekly Chess Problem 2013 The Weekly Chess Problem, 11th November 2013


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The Weekly Chess Problem, 11th November 2013
Written by Steve Giddins   

Norman A. Macleod

1st Prize , Mat, 1983


Mate in 8

Given the paucity of entertainment which appears to be emerging from the world championship match in Chennai (an overdose of "Chicken Madras", as former Chess editor John Saunders characterised it!), I thought it might be a good time to set something a bit more challenging than usual. So we have a great moremover by a legendary British composer, the late Norman Macleod. There is an obvious battery on the long white diagonal, but how to get the WK out of the way?

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