Chess puzzle

no. 488

13 January 2018

9:00 AM

13 January 2018

9:00 AM

Black to play. This is from Carlsen-Anand, Riyadh Rapid 2017. The needle clash from the Rapid was Anand’s destruction of Carlsen. What was Black’s key move? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 16 January 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 … Qxc6
Last week’s winner Malcolm Burn, Tuffley, Gloucester

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