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Review: White and Black from Brown. A review of the book.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2004-05-19 UTC
Except it's not in English...

Mike Nelson wrote on 2002-11-15 UTC
A Chess problem should have a unique solution, though this criteria is not absolute. In order of severity as flaws in the problem, non-unique solutions are cooks (worst), serious duals, and harmless duals. In problem competitions, the first two tend to be disqulified and the last accepted but such a problem would be unlikely to win a prize. Very good definition of these terms <a href='http://www.sahovski.com/PRODUCTS/OTHER/ACP/acp.htm'>here.</a>

M. Howe wrote on 2002-11-15 UTC
Never having been very interested in problems, I admit that this is
probably a naive question.  But what does it mean to 'check for cooks'?

Nathan wrote on 2002-11-15 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
The orphan is a brillant idea I can't wait to trial it.

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