Raymond Keene

no. 508

Black to play. This is from Paulsen-Morphy, New York 1857. Having sacrificed his queen to expose the white king, Morphy continued 1 …Bh3+ which was good enough to win. But there was a better move, forcing a quick mate. Can you see it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 5 June or via email to victoria@spectator.co.uk.

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