Luke McShane

No. 736

White to play. Bibisara Assaubayeva-Rakshitta Ravi, Delhi 2019. Assaubayeva is down a bishop for two pawns, but she had aimed for this position, foreseeing a knockout blow. Which move did she play? Email answers to chess@spectator.co.uk by Monday 30 January. There is a prize of £20 for the first correct answer out of a hat. Please include a postal address.

Last week’s solution 1 Rxf7! Qxc4 2 Ne7 mate. Or 1…Qxf7 2 Rxf7 Nxf7 3 Ne5 wins, or 1…Qe3+ 2 Kh1 wins quickly

Last week’s winner James Maxwell, Farnham, Surrey

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