Winton British Chess Solving Championship 2017-18

The result of the periodical competition to provide the most replies to the Starter Problem is as follows: –
Solution Correct –  Solution Incorrect – Total
The Guardian – 114 – 31 – 145
The Times – 63 – 6 – 69
Financial Times – 36 – 19 – 55
The Problemist – 14 – 0 – 14
Western Morning News – 8 – 0 – 8
Others or No Publication Given – 99 – 13 – 112
Totals – 334 – 69 – 403

John Rice – Mate in 2 – solution

1.Qa1! (2.h8=Q#)
1…Qf6/d4 2.Qh1#
1…Sf8 2.Qg7#
1…Sg7 2.Qxg7#
1…Bxg8 2.hxg8=S#
1…Bxg6 2.Rxg6#
1…Kxh7 2.Qh8#
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