Archives for April, 2016

Sunday Chess Problem

This week I have another problem from Milan Vukcevich for you. It was published in 1998. The position below calls for white to move and mate in five. White has two main ideas in this position. One is to move his bishop to f4, with the plan of giving mate on d6. The other is…

The Final POTW

My trip to New York was a lot of fun. Some friends from Kentucky were visiting me this weekend, and that was fun too. But in all the chaos Sunday Chess Problem ended up taking the week off. Sorry about that! It will return next week. POTW, on the other hand, is not taking the…

Penultimate POTW Now Available!

I have just posted the penultimate POTW for the term, along with the “official” solution to last week’s problem. Only one more problem after this, then it’s nothing until the fall. Enjoy them while they last!

Sunday Chess Problem

Folks, I’m back from Atlanta. This trip was the meat in a travel sandwich that started with my brief visit to Indiana two weeks ago, and ends with my trip to New York on Wednesday. (I’m speaking at The Museum of Mathematics!) Busy, busy, busy. But not too bus to serve up a Sunday Chess…