White to play and mate in 2 moves
Tries:- 1.Qc6/Qb7? 1...b5/g6! Solution:- 1.Qa8! [ zugzwang ] 1...Bb8 2.Qa1# 1...b5 2.Qxa7# 1...g6 2.Qh8# 1...fS~ 2.Q(x)d5# 1...gS~ 2.Q(x)e4#
A dainty ‘4-corners’ problem.
|Correct Solutions Submitted||457|
|Incorrect Solutions Submitted||366|
|Total Solutions Submitted||823|
The Starter was published in national newspapers and appeared on their websites and on the BCPS website. The numbers for each incorrect solution submitted were as follows:-
|Claim of ‘No Solution’||2|
“S” is the symbol for Knight.