Solutions

The pendulum swings neatly to el—Nels Nelson.

A keen waiter—W. Patz. No. 927 by F. Billik 1 QxfG t ,

Ingenious combination of cross-check ana B-R Grlmshaw—L. Eisner. I think that the two dis. chs. arc fairly original—C. S. Kipping. No. 928 by B. M. Marshall 1 Qg5

Fine cross-checks with a sac. thcmatic key —V. Rosado.

A good spectacular key.—C. S. Kipping. No. 929 by V. Rosado 1 libl

This half-pin appears quite original.—C. S. Kipping.

Terse, but exquisitely put.—W. Patz. No. 930 by Bill Beers 1 QeS

Why not White K at el for complete symmetry?—P. Rothenberg.

Shall we call this "circling the square?"— V. Rosado. No. 931 by M. Gonzalez

Mate in two. 1 Bflch No. 932 by K. Deiss

Intention: 1 RhS. Ke5: 2 RcGch Cooked by: 3 RcScG. Threat; 2 RfGdGch

1 Re7ch; 2 RcGcGch

Intention: 1 RcG. Threats; 2 Rclch or 2 Kf7ch

1 . . .. Sd-lch: 2 Kd7ch 1 . . .. RdGch; 2 RxR 1 . . ., Rxe3 or Rcll; 2 BxSch Cooked by: 1 Kf7ch No. 934 by Dr. G. Erdos

1 Ra5 Threat; 2 PxPeh

Interesting decoy.—L. Eisner.

The quiet second moves make for difficulty.

1 Sfl Threats 2 Qglch or 2 Qg2ch 1 . . . Rxfl 2 R(c5)e3ch 1 . . . Iixf2 2 R(el)e3ch The two echo sets are in fine style—V. Rosado. My vote—W, O. Jens. No. 936 by F. Sprenger

1 Da l Pb6 2 Rel Pb5 3 Bdl 1 . . . Pb5 2 Be;"» PxB 3 Rdl Personally I do not call this an Indian, but classify it in "masked batteries with Indian strategy." in any case it is very clever.—C. S. Kipping. No. 937 by F. Sprenger

I Khl BgS 2 1V4 Bh7 3 Rbl

A not-too-easy roam in' Roman.—P. Rothenberg. No. 938 by P. Rothenberg 1 Bd3 RxR 2 Be3 1 . . . Rc8 2 Bef> I . . . S any 2 RxR(Q)eh This seems quite original. I have nothing like it in "Castling" or on my cards of W. B. opposition to Black rook. This is a blend of the two.—C. S. Kipping. No. 939 by J. F. Tracy

Intention: 1 Kb6 Threat 2 Qc5ch 1 . . . Kd2 2 Qa3 1 . . . RcS 2 PxR(Q)ch Cooked by; 1 KxP BcGch 2 QxBch No. 940 by O. Wursiburg

1 Bd7 Bel 2 Kxe3ch PxS 3 Bh3ch 1 . . . Bgl 2 Sxg3ch PxS 3 Bb5ch Delicious models.—P. Rothenberg. A dainty echo in the Wurzburg manner.— Nels Nelson. No. 941 by P. Rothenberg

1 Gfl PxG(Q)ch 2 Be2 Qxbl 3 Bdl 1 . . . PxG<R) 2 8c3 Rxbl 3 QxPch 1 . . . PxG( B)ch 2 Rc2 Bh3 3 BeG 1 . . . PxG(S) 2 Bflch PxB 3 Rd2ch Very fine promotions—perfectly accurate.— V. Rosado. No. 942 by A. D. Gibbs

1 Kc5 Pc6 2 Sh5 PxS 3 Pd5 Kc7 4 QcGch SxQ f> Pdfich

Good single liner with elegant sac. of Queen.—V. Rosado. No. 943 by G. N. Cheney 1 Qgl

No. 944 by I. Piasetzky

No solution. Error in diagram. No. 915 by G. Spencer

Intention: 1 Qgl QxQ 2 SxSch 1 . . . QxR 2 BxQ 1 . . . SxS 2 Qalch 1 . . . Rbl 2 Sclch Cooked by: I SxSch Kb2 2 Qc5 No. 946 by F. Healey

1 Rhl BeS 2 Qbl No. 947 by Sam Loyd

1 Ba8 Threat 2 Qb7 1 . . . Kfl 2 QxPch 1 . . . S any 2 QbG I . . . Pf4 2 QgG No. 948 by W. Jacobs

1 Pgf> Threat 2 Qxg7ch 1 . . . RxPch 2 BxR 1 , . . R"2 2 Sc7ch 1 . . . ltd2 2 ScGch No. 919 by W. Jacobs

Intention: 1 Ho3 Sgf> any 2 Rd3ch 1 . . . SM any 2 Sf3ch 1 . . . Pe3 2 SeGch

1 Bb7 2 SxB

Cooked by: i Kxf4 Threat 2 Sf3ch 1 . . . Sh3eh 2 RxS No. 950 by W. Jacobs

1 Rh7 BeS 2 Bfl BxB 3 KxB 1 . . . Bd4 2 Be3 BxB 3 KxB 1 . . . Bffi 2 Bfl Bhl 3 RxB 1 . . . Be3 2 Be3 Bel 3 RxB

We ask the indulgence of our readers for the tardy appearance of this number, which has been occasioned by the fact that three of our editors are participating in the current U. S. Championship Tour-nament!

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