Chess puzzle

No. 399

12 March 2016

9:00 AM

12 March 2016

9:00 AM

Black to play. This position is from Skulte-Pein, Bunratty 2016. Black’s queen is attacked. His next move didn’t force immediate capitulation but did set up a winning attack. What was it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 15 March or via email to victoria@spectator.co.uk. 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.

Last week’s solution 1 … Bxe3

Last week’s winner Peter Forrest, London N6

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