Chess puzzle

no. 494

24 February 2018

9:00 AM

24 February 2018

9:00 AM

Black to play. This position is from Drozdowski-Tay, chess.com 2014. Black played 1 … Qg6 which was good enough to win but what would have been quicker? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 27 February 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 Qxe5 (after 1 … Qxe5 2 Nxf7+ wins)
Last week’s winner Oliver Cleaver, Broadhembury, Devon

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