Chess puzzle

No. 619

29 August 2020

9:00 AM

29 August 2020

9:00 AM

Nakamura–Carlsen, August 2020. Carlsen has just advanced 40…g6-g5+, laying a nasty trap. Only one move gives White a fighting chance here — what is it? Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.uk by Monday 31 August. 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 51…Qh3+!! 52 Kxh3 Rh1 mate.
Last week’s winner John Prust, Earley, Berks

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