A Simple Puzzle

Black to move and win! This is a position from a blitz game I played earlier this evening.  This probably isn’t the most difficult puzzle but should entertain and delight.

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New ECF Ratings

The ECF have gone live with their new four figure ratings, which will be updated on a monthly basis and take the place of the current three figure system.  The link below takes you to the Nomads page. https://www.ecfrating.org.uk/v2/new/list_players.php?club_code=8YSN

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Henry wins Third Arena

Henry Withington (Nietzschescat) took first place losing one game to Jeremy and  being held to a draw in one game by his dad. Jeremy came in second with a 100% win record. In third place was Robert from Wales, winner of the two previous arenas. We had nine players taking part, including new player Matthew…

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The Third Arena

Tuesday 8th September 7.30pm till 9.30pm is the date for the Third Nomads Arena. After two very enjoyable events we are doing this one with an eight minute plus five seconds increment played over a period of two hours. To take part you need to be a Lichess member (completely free) and to join the…

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