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Black to play. This is from Cornette-Jumabayev, Isle of Man 2018. Black’s next move led to an overwhelming material advantage. What was it? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 6 November 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 ... Rxh3

Last week’s winner Malcolm Belt, Exmouth