Chess puzzle

no. 485

2 December 2017

9:00 AM

2 December 2017

9:00 AM

White to play. This position is from a variation from Carlsen-Aronian, London Classic 2012. Black had already anticipated what was in store here and had resigned. What had he foreseen? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 5 December 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 Qxe6+
Last week’s winner Mike Angress, Brighton

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