Black to play. This position is from Botvinnik-Smyslov, World Championship, Moscow (Game 18) 1958. How could Smyslov have forced instant resignation? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 15 January or via email to victoria@-spectator.co.uk. 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 … Nxg3+
Last week’s winner Risdon Nicholls, Woodford Green, Essex