White to play and win
Above, a study that I enjoyed failing to solve this weekend
Below, the version that Grigoriev should have created if he wanted to be be in the running for an English Chess Federation King and pawn study of the year award.
A few days ago I received an email explaining the new format of the ECF’s Player of the Year poll. Unlike previous years when members could vote whoever they pleased, this time around we are allowed to pick from a shortlist chosen by the ECF on our behalf. It seems that,
" ... a system similar to the Oscars ...."
was the intention. Mission accomplished, I think.
Oscars Whitewash: why have 2015’s red carpets been so overwhelmingly white?
Digital Spy: Oscars 2015: What happened to diversity in this year’s nominations?
Washington Post: Oscars 2015 Oscar nominations show lack of diversity in a year when films didn't
USA Today: White, male field spurs Oscars diversity blacklash
Daily Telegraph: And the Oscar winner is ... a white, middle-aged man
Hat-tip to Jack Rudd