Chess puzzle

No. 614

25 July 2020

9:00 AM

25 July 2020

9:00 AM

White to play. Stefano Tatai–Spyridon Skembris, Budva Zonal 1981. Morricone’s teacher found a delightful conclusion to this attack. What was his next move? Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.uk by Monday 27 July. 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 Rb8+! Rxb8 (or 1…Bxb8 2 Rxa8 and 3 Rxb8 mate) 2 Rh1! and 3 Rh8 mate. Not 1 Rh1 0-0-0!, or 1 Rxa7 Rd8!
Last week’s winner Mohammed Amin, Whalley Range, Manchester/>

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