Raymond Keene

no. 426

White to play. This position is a variation from Li Chao-Short, Baku Olympiad 2016. White has various ways to win but can you find the most direct and astonishing conclusion? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 20 September 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 d8Q+
Last week’s winner Colin Harris, Old Portsmouth, Hants

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