Chess puzzle

No. 712

23 July 2022

9:00 AM

23 July 2022

9:00 AM

White to play and mate in two. Composed by Philip Hamilton Williams, British Chess Magazine, 1895. Answers should be emailed to chess@spectator.co.ukby Monday 25 July. 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 Nd6! wins. If 1…Qxd6 2 Nf7+ or 1…cxd6 2 Nxc6+ Kd7 3 Nxb8+

Last week’s winner Guy Herbert, London NW1

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