The 10th International Solving Contest under the aegis of WFCC took place on Sunday, 26th January, 2014. It was simultaneously held in as many as 34 countries with 488 solvers. Category I was for experienced solvers and Category II for debutants, inexperienced solvers. The first category drew 290 solvers and the second, 198 of th
The contest consisted of two rounds with six problems each, three direct mates followed by an endgame study, a helpmate anda selfmate exercise.
For each round, the solving time was two hours. The rules & regulations of the event were very strict to ensure a fair contest.
The results were announced some time ago.
Here is a two-mover from the contest. Have a go!
John J.O’Keefe and William J. Smith, 1st Prize, The Good Companion 1917
White to play and mate in two
Courtesy: Thanks, Ms Julia Vysotska, WFCC