No. 227
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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 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