Chess puzzle

No. 700

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

White to play and draw. Composed by Jan Timman, 2011. 1 h8=Q Rxd5 wins for Black, so how does White escape? Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.uk by Tuesday 3 May. 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…Qxe2+ 2 Kxe2 Bg4 is mate.

Last week’s winner: Joanne Thompson, Derby

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