White to play. This position is from Jones-McShane, UK Knockout, London 2018. White’s next move was the start of a clever geometrical combination that wrecked the black position. What did he play? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 22 January or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 ... Rd2
Last week’s winner Tim Leeney, Hartfield, East Sussex