A prize-winning problem by Arthur Willmott

3 Dec. 2011 | by Peter Wong

Congratulations to Arthur Willmott whose three-move problem has been placed equal second in the prestigious Brian Harley Award. This competition, organised by the British Chess Problem Society, is for the best three-mover published in the UK by a Commonwealth composer, over a three- year period (2006-2008). Arthur's problem also received a Second Prize in Problem Observer's informal tourney. The solution of this classy directmate can be found on Arthur's page of this site (Problem 4).

Arthur Willmott
Problem Observer 2007-08, 2nd Prize

Mate in 3

Arthur also celebrated his 90th birthday a few weeks ago! Still an active composer and solver, he certainly deserves our compliments in attaining this milestone.