Winton British Chess Solving Championships 2022-2023

The starter problem is attached below. White, playing up the board, is to play and force mate in two moves against any Black defence. There is no entry fee, and the competition is open to British residents only. Competitors need only send White’s first move, known as the key move. Entries can be made in one of two ways —

  • By post to Nigel Dennis, Boundary House, 230 Greys Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 1QY; or
  • By email to

All entries must be postmarked or emailed no later than 31st July 2022 and must give the entrant’s name and home address. Juniors under the age of 18 on 31st August 2021 must give their date of birth.

Starter Problem (PDF)