Australian Junior Chess Problem-Solving Championship 2011

9 Apr. 2011 | by Peter Wong

As in previous years, a problem solving competition took place as part of the 2011 Australian Junior Chess Championship, held in the city of Melbourne. The Report for the solving championship by one of its organisers, Nigel Nettheim, is now available. Seventy-seven junior solvers participated in this successful event, along with five adults, and you can see a list of the prize-winners on the Australian Junior Chess Championships website [no longer available].

G. Baumgartner

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Mate in 2

Shown here is one of the problems used in this solving competition. See how long it takes for you to solve this difficult two-mover. The solution can be found in the Report (Problem 9 in the U18 section).