Chess puzzle

No. 651

1 May 2021

9:00 AM

1 May 2021

9:00 AM

White to play and mate in two moves. Composed by Henry William Butler. Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.uk by Monday 3 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…Ng6! traps the White queen. The game saw 1…Nd3 2 Rxd3 Qxd3 3 Bxh5 and White won after many adventures.
Last week’s winner Stewart Reuben, Twickenham

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