Photographs (by Brian Stephenson) of the solvers at The Harlequin Public House in Sheffield, one of Great Britain’s venus for the 2012 International Solving Contest (ISC).
ISC Solvers in Sheffield. From left to right: Ken Dewhurst, Paul Cumbers, Jonathan Mestel, Michael McDowell, Paul Valois.
Jonathan Mestel (left) and Paul Cumbers, after the main event has finished, solving a helpmate composed by Michael McDowell. .
Paul Valois (left) and Michael McDowell relax after all the hard work. .