22nd May 2023

Selected by Michael McDowell

Cedric Lytton

2nd Prize, feenschach, 1973


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Checkless Chess

A dip into the unorthodox this week. Black plays a series of 5 moves to reach a position where White can deliver stalemate in 1. In Checkless Chess a check is only legal if it gives mate.