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White to play. This position is a variation from Mamedyarov-Li Reufeng, PRO League 2017. This game also started with White playing f3 against the Nimzo-Indian Defence. Can you spot the immediate kill? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 9 April 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 Qxh7+

Last week’s winner John Sparrow, Padbury, Bucks