Luke McShane

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White to play. The final game of the match between Radjabov and Ding. White’s safer king confers a huge advantage, but Radjabov finished with a flourish. What did he play? Difficulty: easy. Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 15 September or via email to 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 … Ba7

Last week’s winner Jonathan Silver, Edgware, Middlesex

Written byLuke McShane

Luke McShane is chess columnist for The Spectator.

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