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Chess puzzle

No. 377

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

Black to play. This position is a variation from Maslak-Smerdon, Pardubice 2007. Black has powered through on the kingside. How can he finish off? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 8 September 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 there is a prize of £20. Please include a postal address and allow six weeks for prize delivery.

Last week’s solution 1 … Qxf2+
Last week’s winner Jose Dimiti, London SW11


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