Fun in the sun

The Summer specials promised much and delivered more as ever, providing July challenges and amusement, and August Indian indulgence. Thanks to all for their support and contributions.

The endgames, courtesy of Richard, are reiterated below:-

Puzzle 1, White to play and win

 

Puzzle 2, White to play and win

 

Puzzle 3, this is Janowski v Schlecter – Vienna 1898 and is white to play and win

 

Puzzle 4,  White to play and win – no-one found the correct method which is:

 

Puzzle 5, White to play and win

 

Puzzle 6,  Polugayevsky v Mecking at Manila 1975 and is White to play and win. Black
hopes that his king will tie the rook down

 

Puzzle 7, White to play and win

 

Puzzle 8, Finally a position that wasn’t part of the evening but shown at the end and
is White to play and win

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