Chess Crossword #2 (Moderately Difficult)
by John C. Knudsen

Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.
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   6    7             
8          9          
13     14               
   15     16            


2. A move that threatens two pieces at once.
3. The first Correspondence Chess World Champion.
4. The thing you bang in a timely manner during a game.
8. Wrote a famous book on Paul Morphy.
9. Chess-players always fight for control of this area.
11. The 10th World Correspondence Chess Champion.
12. With equal play, should be the result.
13. Searching for (first name).
15. Official organization for international correspondence chess.
17. I would rather have this than a finger (Reuben Fine).


1. Fast chess, usually one to three minutes per game.
2. Official organization for international chess.
5. May be announced or not announced.
6. 5th World Correspondence Chess Champion.
7. A different game of chess with rules unlike the regular ones.
10. Usually the last time control in a game, as in "_____ death."
11. The mechanic of getting a new piece on the board.
14. Fast chess, traditionally five minutes time per side.
16. If this falls, sure to bring unhappiness.