Walkabout
Walkabout
Chess and problem rambles by PW




2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

 2017

3 Sep. 2017 – Weekly Problems and Walkabout archives
13 Aug. 2017 – Kamikaze Chess
5 Jul. 2017 – A tribute to Raymond Smullyan (1919-2017)
4 Jun. 2017 – ‘Gordon Stuart Green: A Brilliant All-Rounder’ and ‘Some Mosely Material’
30 Apr. 2017 – Norman Macleod Award winner and cyclic shift
20 Mar. 2017 – ‘J. K. Heydon: Problemist, Solicitor, Businessman’
2 Feb. 2017 – Two selfmates by Laimons Mangalis

 2016

31 Dec. 2016 – ‘Laimons Mangalis: Lover of Chess’
20 Nov. 2016 – Improving a fairy helpstalemate – Part 2
5 Nov. 2016 – Improving a fairy helpstalemate – Part 1
2 Oct. 2016 – ‘Alexander Goldstein: His Life, His Chess Problems’
31 Jul. 2016 – ‘The Chess Amateur, P.H. Williams and Australia’ and ‘ACR’ update
13 Jun. 2016 – ‘Australian Chess Problems and News in Overseas Journals’
5 May 2016 – Chess Problems by Dr. Ian Shanahan’ and other updates
3 Apr. 2016 – Guided Chess Problem Composing Competition 2016 – results
21 Feb. 2016 – ‘Problem Potpourri’ columns from ‘Australasian Chess’
7 Feb. 2016 – Whyatt Medal winner: Ian Shanahan

 2015

30 Dec. 2015 – Oz Archives files digitalised and APWin update
25 Nov. 2015 – Guided Chess Problem Composing Competition 2016
12 Sep. 2015 – Changes to Problems of the Week
10 Sep. 2015 – The Grasshopper and the Nightrider
4 Aug. 2015 – APwin, Virtual Pieces and other updates
22 Jun. 2015 – Corrections to ‘Chess Problems Made Easy’
17 May 2015 – ‘Australian Chess Problem History’ and ‘Chess Problems Made Easy’
25 Mar. 2015 – Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship
22 Feb. 2015 – Papers on Ravenscroft, Hawes, Watson, and Tate, and GCPCC Report
31 Jan. 2015 – Guided Chess Problem Composing Competition

 2014

26 Dec. 2014 – Helpmates of the ‘distant’ future – Part 2
29 Nov. 2014 – Helpmates of the ‘distant’ future – Part 1
6 Oct. 2014 – Composing event in the Australian Junior Chess Championships
30 Aug. 2014 – “Open problems” in proof games
14 Aug. 2014 – Molham Hassan profile and Oz Archives update
15 Jun. 2014 – Solving a four-move directmate, and the ‘Check!’ magazine
7 May 2014 – First prize problem by Geoff Foster and Ian Shanahan
30 Mar. 2014 – ‘The Original Christopher Reeves’
19 Feb. 2014 – Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship
28 Jan. 2014 – ‘Problem Potpourri’ draws to a close, and two selections

 2013

26 Dec. 2013 – A list of task and record problems, and a comic strip
3 Nov. 2013 – Task and record problems – Part 2
15 Oct. 2013 – Task and record problems – Part 1
10 Aug. 2013 – Two awarded compositions from ‘The Problemist’
7 Jul. 2013 – Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship
3 Jun. 2013 – A tribute to Dan Meinking (1960–2012)
23 Apr. 2013 – ‘Minimalkunst im Schach’ edited by Ebert, Reich, and Kuhlmann
28 Feb. 2013 – A “Holy Grail” of proof games attained
27 Jan. 2013 – Two selections from ‘Problem Potpourri’

 2012

31 Dec. 2012 – Improving a century-old problem and some composing resources
12 Dec. 2012 – ‘Philosophy Looks At Chess’ and Raymond Smullyan
14 Oct. 2012 – A serendipitous joint composition
13 Sep. 2012 – Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship
15 Aug. 2012 – Upgrading a PC and chess problem solving softwares – Part 2
1 Jul. 2012 – Upgrading a PC and chess problem solving softwares – Part 1
21 May 2012 – ‘Exploration in Chess Beauty’ by Andras Toth
6 Apr. 2012 – A marvellous more-mover from the Eighties
27 Feb. 2012 – Two helpmates from ‘Problem Potpourri’
26 Jan. 2012 – Whyatt Medal winner: Geoff Foster

 2011

3 Dec. 2011 – A prize-winning problem by Arthur Willmott
20 Oct. 2011 – Alain C. White’s Australian tourney and Brian Tomson article
6 Oct. 2011 – ‘Chris J. Feather - Selected Helpmates’
30 Sep. 2011 – Alain C. White’s Australian Problem Tourney
7 Aug. 2011 – Two first-prize problems by Geoff Foster and Ian Shanahan
25 Jun. 2011 – ‘FIDE Album 2001-2003’
14 May 2011 – Two problem conventions re castling and capturing en passant
9 Apr. 2011 – Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship
27 Feb. 2011 – ‘Frank Ravenscroft and His Letters’ and other updates
11 Feb. 2011 – Shortest proof games with 3 solutions

 2010

30 Dec. 2010 – William A. Whyatt material
27 Dec. 2010 – A helpmate by Tim Krabbé
22 Dec. 2010 – Andy Sag profile and a cartoon by Tony Lurie
8 Nov. 2010 – First prize problem by Ian Shanahan, and a comic strip