No. 228
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White to play. This position is from Arkell-Wall, Hastings 1995. What is the most effective way for White to use the discovered check that is at his disposal? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 31 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 ... Qxe3+

Last week’s winner Graham Baker, Campsea Ashe, Suffolk