single #3 (4 pr.)
Open to all. No motto or sealed envelope required.
The mainplay of the problem should be: 1. Na5, 2. Ng5, 3. Q#,
though the order of the first two moves could be reversed.
W. T. Pierce
1881-12-31 (home), 1882-01-31 (foreign)
||W. A. Shinkman
||G. J. Slater
||H. F. L. Meyer
|4 pr. =
|4 pr. =
||F. W. Markwick
British Chess Magazine
v. 2 p. 309
–311 (Sep.-Aug., 1882): full report, list of competitors, prel. awards
C. W. of Sunbury suggested the tournament, offered the first two prizes for the
competition, and was also originally announced as judge of the competition.
Later, due to pressure of work, he had to resign: W. T. Pierce
16 problems were received, of which seven problems allowed second solutions.
1st Prize: W. A. Shinkman
2nd Prize: G. J. Slater
3rd Prize: H. F. L. Meyer
4th Prize (shared): H. Blanchard
4th Prize (shared): F. W. Markwick