Chess puzzle

No. 288

19 October 2013

9:00 AM

19 October 2013

9:00 AM

White to play. This position is from Goganov-Motylev, Russian Championship, Novgorod 2013. Black has just captured on d5 with his bishop, after which White has a killer blow. Can you see it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 22 October or via email to victoria@spectator.co.uk. The winner will be the first correct answer out of a hat, and each week I shall be offering a prize of £20. Please include a postal address and allow six weeks for prize delivery.
 
Last week’s solution 1 Nf7
Last week’s winner David Armitage, Headington, Oxford

Got something to add? Join the discussion and comment below.

You might disagree with half of it, but you’ll enjoy reading all of it. Try your first 10 weeks for just $10


Show comments
Close