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Draughts.

PROBLEM XIV A Stray Gem, by an unknown Author.

Black 2, kings 20 and 31 ; White 17 23. king on 4, Black to play and Win. n m ® GAME XII. “ Bristol-”

An interesting game between two Invercargill guns, A. and B. A. black, B. white.

Drawn 21-5 (a) A good move, and forces 11.16. .White then draws by 22-17. (b) 9-14 would lose by 24-20. ms® SOLUTION. PROBLEM XIII, (jFrom the “Draughts World”). Black 4 12 17 25 .- Kings 26 27 31. .White 6 10 11 20 ; Kings 7 9 15. White to plav and win—2o-16 1219, 15-24 27-20 1.1-8 4-11 7-16 2011 10-7 11-2 9-5 2-9 5-23, white wins. SHU CORRESPONDENTS. R. Folley, P. Jordan, IT. Robins — lYour solutions of Problem XIII are correct, T. J.M.—Your solution of Problem XIII is correct. Thanks for problem, very instructive ; will appear shortly. J. A. Scott, Otatara —Your criticism of Game X (single corner) to hand. Glad to hear from you. The ending you show is very good, and will appear as a problem next week. S. Horan —Your solution of Problem is correct. We are pleased to note the increasing interest in our column. as® GAME X. “Single Corner.” The following is the position (left as a , draw) Q f the above game, published the week before last, as played between M. O'Byrne and F. Hutchins, with play to show a win for Black, sent in by Mr J. A. Scott. The position is Black 1 3 5 6 7 S 9 14 16 ; White 12 18 19 21 22 23 24 25 29. Black to play—

(a) .Hr Scott shows a variation here by playing 4-8, which results in a very pretty black win, and will appear as the problem next week. * We submit the following play from this point for Mr Seott’s analysis, and invito further erHicism—--22-17 9-13 18-9 5-14 25-22 1-5 2925 5-9 19-15 10-26 17-10 16-19 107 3-10 12-3 (drawn). H ® H Mr Mulvey is presenting a firstclass board and men, to be played for in the tournament. ® ® £S Owing to the Gore Club being unable to raise a team, the match which was to have taken place on Wednesday evening had to be post-

poned, and the tournament started, as was previously arranged. There was a good muster, and some interesting and exciting battles took place over the old “Dambrod.” The following are the scores : Wins. Draws. Wins. 0 D. Peace 0 M. O’Byrne 2 1 F. Hutchins 1 R. Folley 0 1 J . Lyons 0 S. Horan 1 1 J. Patterson 0 R. F o Hey 1 2 W. Adcock 0 .1. Patterson 0 0 C. Ward 0 F. Logan 2 [H ® ® Seventeen players have entered for the tournament. The scores will appear in this column every week. Visitors are cordially invited. Play takes place in the Club rooms in the City Hotel every Wednesday and Saturday evenings.

11.-16 10-19 1-6 24-20 17-10 27-24 16-19 7-14 3-7 23-16 22-17 32-27 12-19 6-10 5-9 22-17 20-16 17-13 9-14 8-11 7-11 25-22 16-7 25-22 8-12 2-11 19-23 27-24 29-25 26-19 4-8 11-15 14-18 24-15 31-27 30-25 a 11-16 b 17-10-17

7-11 31-26 10-15 24-20 22-17 7-2 6-10 9.13 26-22 * 18-15 16-11 4-8 11-27 13-22 22-18 20-4 25-9 8-11 27-31 5-14 15-19 a 19-16 11-7 B wins.

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Draughts., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 13, 13 July 1907

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Draughts. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 13, 13 July 1907

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