no. 556
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Black to play. This position is a variation from today’s game, Hillarp Persson-Jones, Malmo 2019. How can Black conclude the attack? Answers to me at The Spectator by Tuesday 4 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 Nxf7+

Last week’s winner Mark Benson, Darley Green, Warwickshire