Black to play. This position is a variation from Commons-Gheorghiu, Lone Pine 1975. Black is two pawns down but has the chance for a tactical coup. Can you see it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 24 July or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax on 020 7681 3773. The winner will be the first correct answer out of a hat, and each week I shall be offering a prize of £20. Please include a postal address and allow six weeks for prize delivery.
Last week’s solution 1 f6 (1 ... Bxd5 2 Re8+ Bg8 3 f7)
Last week’s winner Derek Shakespeare, Hants