no. 447
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Black to play. This position is from Kozera-Wang, Varsity Match 2016. White has powerful threats and Black has only one way to stay in the game. Can you see it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 14 March 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 Rf7

Last week’s winner Bernard Golding, Newcastle upon Tyne