# Puzzle of the week #238

Level:
2-Knight
Chess Diagram:

`[Event "Puzzle #238"][Date "2013.12.01"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "7k/1r3p1r/8/1b4P1/5P2/6K1/B7/4R2R w - - 0 1"]`

After a long and tough battle two players have reached this position. White is up a pawn, small advantage not always enough to win a game. Black would be happy with a draw and has proposed it when he made his last move. Your tasks:
a) Decide if White should accept the draw or play ahead; explain your answer
b) If you have decided to play ahead, show the best line for White

Total available points for this puzzle is 20. The answers will be published next week together with puzzle #239.

Puzzle #237 solution:
More than half of the solvers got this solution right; very good work everyone! This time I have chosen the brothers (Brandon and Oliver) answer for posting because of their perseverance to solve it:
a) King on d5 allows Black to checkmate in one
b) See solution
c) In the corners

`[Event "Puzzle #237"][Date "2013.11.18"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/5p2/8/3K4/8/1n3Np1/1P2q3/3k4 b - - 0 1"]1...Qe6#`

Correct solutions:
Toro, Benjamin, Brandon, Oliver, Bradley, Brian - 20 points
Eric - 15 points
Anya, Jalen. Illya - 5 points
Aaron - 1 point

Standings:
Toro - 89 points
Eric, Brandon - 72 points
Oliver, Bradley - 70 points
Jalen - 68 points
Illya - 59 points
Coco - 56 points
Anya, Brian - 55 points
Cody - 50 points
Benjamin - 43 points
Mrinal, Aaron - 30 points
Jeffrey - 20 points

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