Chess puzzle

No. 602

2 May 2020

9:00 AM

2 May 2020

9:00 AM

Nepomniachtchi (lachesisQ)–Andriasian (Zaven_ChessMood), Abu Dhabi Super Blitz, April 2020. White is in danger here. Which move did he play to put the draw beyond doubt? Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.uk by Monday
4 May. 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…Rxe5! 2 dxe5 Qg3 and mate follows on g2. Or 2 Nxe5 Qg5! threatens mate and …Nxh3+ to win the Qd2.
Last week’s winner Jon Pepper, East Grinstead, West Sussex

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