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Chess puzzle

No. 339

8 November 2014

9:00 AM

8 November 2014

9:00 AM

White to play. This position is from Carlsen-Anand, Amber Rapidplay 2008. White is a pawn ahead but Black has counterplay. How did White now increase his material advantage with a tactical shot? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 11 November or via email to victoria@spectator.co.uk or by fax on 020 7681 3773. The winner will be the first correct answer out of a hat, and each week I am offering a prize of £20. Please include a postal address and allow six weeks for prize delivery.

Last week’s solution 1 Nxe5

Last week’s winner Chris Adams, Llangollen, Wales


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