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PROBREAI 24. (Bv W. Veal, Southampton, in the “Draughts World.” Black.

NNot difficult hut interestingwithal. Black to pla.V and draw. Black 2 4 6 10 13 19, King 23. White 8 11 17 20 22 2o 29, king 1. G§o HI ® SOLUTION. I'ROBLEM 23. Black —4, Kings 10 and 14. White —21, Kings 3 5 7.. Black to move and draw —4-8 3-12 10-3 12-16 3-7 1(5-19 7-10 19-23 a 1015 23-26 15-3 8 5-1 14-9, drawn. (a) 5-1 14-9 19-23 10-15'b, drawn. (b) If 21-17 then 9-13 17-14 1518, drawn. gag THE ST/OLTD PL AY Ell. “This expert sets the men up as though the end of the world were near,"and this was his last game. His sense of humour is very defective, if not entirely absent, and no one who has enjoyed the pleasure of his acquaintance more than a week ever thinks of cracking- a joke with him. He sits sedately opposite the hoard, apparently destitute of emotion, examines the positions carefully as they arise, and meets an attack sternly. The stolid player, though he lacks vivid imagination, is a good man in a match team, and as the captain sees him as cool as a cucumber carefully holding a draw in hand while keeping in view a. good ending position, and concentrating all his powers in a determined effort to secure victory, he is well-pleased." —By an “Old Boy" in the Braughts World • SB® The Invercargill draughts players journeyed to Wyndluvm on Wednesday and were magnificently entertained by the Wyndham players at Mr Walker's private hotel. The Invercargill boys came out an easy first when dealing with the good things provided for them. So to show their appreciation, and in acknowledgement of the kindness bestowed upon them, they lost the match through. sympathy, I believe ! The light was fast and furious. Invercargill was completely overwhelmed in less than two ours. Wyn.dham’s brain power was too clear and versatile to he caught napping, and in physical power sotne of them could hold their own at least with Sanrlow —that is if size counts. And for enthusiasm it. licks real ion. The room was packed with young and old alike. Air Walker and Air Campbell worked like Trojans, or which they deserve great credit. The scores were as under :—■ Wins. Draws. Wins. INV MR CARO.ILL. WYNDHAM. 3 •!. Mu Ivey 1 T. Ay son 0 0 M. O'Byrne .1. Campbell 0 0 Me Ret itt I Greaves 2 0 Logan 0 Oughtou 2 1 Mo! ley I Marsh 2 1 Adcock (i R. Ayson 1 I Patterson 1 A Ayson 2 4 5 9

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Draughts., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 22, 21 September 1907

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Draughts. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 22, 21 September 1907

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