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    CC Grandmaster road runner's Avatar
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    on the skin of the pale blue dot
    was there a solution to the previous one?
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    CC FIDE Master James Peirce's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rincewind View Post
    Nice. First move is not too hard to find but white's second move is very tricky.
    In regards to the 2nd move being tricky the following story gives an idea of how tricky it was
    In 1925 BCM(British Chess Magazine) had the problem plus the story about Lasker and Tarrasch and received letters from solvers about how 'easy' it was and that the Tarrasch and Lasker story must be a joke. BCM responded by publishing the letters from the solvers alongside the real solution!
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