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Black to play. This position is from Mecking-Basman, Hastings 1966. How did Black make the most of his active knights? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 6 June 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 ... Qxc4

Last week’s winner Alexander Denley, London NW3