October 12, 2009

Mate in two can be really tough

The English chess composer Murray Marble (1885-1919) produced some 300 problems. In 1909, he won the first prize in the prestigious French magazine La Strategie for both the two-move and the three-move sections. In one of the winning works, white mates in two moves.

Originally posted By Lubomir Kavalek in The Washington Post.