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White to play. This is from Wyvill-Williams, London 1851. Can you spot White’s fine winning coup which exploited various tactical weaknesses in the black position? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 13 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 ... Rxa3

Last week’s winner Aaron Milne, Northwich, Cheshire