Chess puzzle

no. 496

10 March 2018

9:00 AM

10 March 2018

9:00 AM

White to play. This position is from Mamedyarov-Savchenko, Moscow 2015. White’s forthcoming tactic led to a decisive material gain. What did he play? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 13 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 Nf6+
Last week’s winner Tim Leeney, Hartfield, East Sussex

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