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[Conducted by J.H.F.H.] Tho Otatro Chess Club meet for play at the rooms, Princes street south. Dunediu, dail.y at coon, and every .Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. TO CORRESPONDENTS. All communications must bo addressed "Clees Editor," 'Evening Star.' PR(*;I.F.M No. 792. By A. -M. Wpuke. Black, 9 pieces.

White, 9 [)icce3. White to nhy and mate in two moves. 183R2; 7B; !ro: 2plp; GPI; plPKtkKt-lr; Q7; lkllkti2b. SOLUTION OF PROBLEM No. 788. Key-move : ltd'. 3. GAME No. 991. Kuy LopM. White, W. 11. Black R II V Scott. 1 l'-K 4 P-K 1 2 ICt-K B 3 Kc-q H 3 3 B-Kt 5 P-Q R 3 4 B-R 4 Kt-B 3 5 P-Q 3 P-Q Ki 4 6 B-Kt 3 M-K 2 7 Castles P-0 7 > 8 P-C 3 Having played P-Q 3, he should not now make a move preparing P-Q 4, but choosea different line e>: develoiimcut—viz.. Kt--8 Kt-Q R 4 9 B-P. 2 I'-B 4 10 P-Q 4 I Compared with the tisiui line, White is now one movn behind. 10 Q-P, 2 I 11 P-Q 3 A yery doubtful move. Ii makes Blaok'a centre unite secure, thus euablins him to prepare P-K B 4 withmn. ftar." Bv this move Black weald cbedu the superior position, as Ins roe'kd would got into play. White, therefore, ;hould hinder this niancßtu-re by T-K R 3 and P-K Kt 4. 11 ii-Kt S 12 Q Kt-Q 2 dstl-s 13 R-K s<i Kt-K sq 14 Kt-"B srj P-B 4 J5 P x Pr, x V 16 B x B R x 0 17 Kt-Kt 3 R-K B so 18 B-Kt 5 Kt-B 5! ...Black directs his attack against White's queen'a pawn, which quickly fall*, bavins lost its support on K 4. 19 P-Kt 3 Kt-Kt 3 20 Kt-K 4 P-R 3 21 B-K 3 Q-Kt 2 22 B-R sq The moviinr of the bishop at random is, of course,, not good. But the position is already to bid that there are no good moves. 22 Kt x P 23 Q-B 2 Ke-B 5 24 P-B 4 Q-Q 2 25 B x Kt R x B 26 Q-Q 3 R.Q sq 27 Q R-Q sq Q-Kt 5 ?S R-K 3 Kt-B 2 29 Q R-K sq Px P 30 P x P Kt-K 3 31 Q-Q 5 R-B 2 32 Kt-Kt 3 Kt-B 5 33 Q-B 6 P-K R 4 34 P-K R 3 Q-Kt 3 35 P-K R 4 Q-Kt 5 36 Q-Kt 6 Q R-K B sq 37 Q-B 6 B x P 38 Q s Q P B x Kt 39 P x B Q x V 40 Q-Q 2 P-K 5 41 Kt-R 2 Q-Kt 4 42 Q-Q B 2 Kt-Q 6 43 Q-B 3 R-B 7 44 P-Kt 3 P-R 5 45 Resigns

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CHESS, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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CHESS Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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