Chess puzzle

No. 397

27 February 2016

9:00 AM

27 February 2016

9:00 AM

Black to play. This position is from Shirov-Nakamura, Zurich 2016. Black is winning easily but now finished with a fine geometrical concept. What was the key move? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 1 March or via email to victoria@spectator.co.uk or by fax on 020 7681 3773. There is a prize of £20 for the first correct answer out of a hat. Please include a postal address and allow six weeks for prize delivery.

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Last week’s winner Stephen Walsh, Welsh Newton, Monmouth

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