Problem of the month: November 2018

A previously unreleased endgame problem.

BACK TO VICTORY

TURN: BLACK
LEVEL: As easy as 1.2.3

5-5. Black to move. Who will win?

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Problem of the month: October 2018

A previously unreleased endgame problem.

STRANGLERS IN THE NIGHT

TURN: BLACK
LEVEL: It requires some abilities…

As you’ve probably already guessed, Black will win. But you don’t yet know how q:

Will you be able to find the shortest unstoppable solution?

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Keep on fighting!


Run-DMC in Hollis, borough of Queens, New York City

“I’m gonna use my strong mentality
Like the cream of the crop, like the crop of the cream
Beating hard times, that is my theme
Hard times in life, hard times in death
I’m gonna keep on fighting to my very last breath.”

(Hard Times, track 1 from the album Run–D.M.C, 1984)

Run-D.M.C., American hip hop group (1981-2002)

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Hard time!
It don’t matter if you’re black or white: just keep on fighting!

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The power of imagination

“L’imagination prend le pouvoir.”*

(Slogan de mai 68, rue de Seine, Paris, 3 mai 1968)

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* Imagination takes power.

(Parisian May 68 slogan, rue de Seine, Paris, France, May 3, 1968)

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A powerful opening for Black, played by MLA (IA) – max

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Do what you can with what you have.

April 15, 2018


Stephen Hawking

“However difficult life [or your situation] may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”

(Stephen Hawking at an Oxford University Union speech, 2016)

Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist (1942-2018)

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White is in a challenging position.

You play white. It’s your turn to move. You can’t win, but you can reach a 6-5 score (:

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