Puzzle of the Week #008

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and none more so than when it comes to chess puzzles!

It was way back in June that we last saw a puzzle, and word on the street is that people have been clamouring for the next one!

The first correct answer for puzzle #007 was from Paul “Dead Eye” Kennelly – well done sir!

Without further ado, let’s see what this week brings us…

White to move – answers on a postcard (in comments!)

RapidPlay Round III – Reminder

And the usual reminder – you have until the end of December to complete your third round games in the RapidPlay competition and let Adam and Dave know the result.

The Pairings are below, if you’re having any problems please get in touch:

One thought on “Puzzle of the Week #008”

  1. Since nobody else has had a go, blacks lack of development and weak back rank requires violent action.
    The line I think is

    1. exd5, cxd5
    2. Nxd5, exd5
    3. Qxd5, Rb8
    4. Bb5+ axb5
    5. Rhe1+ Be7
    6. Qd8 Mate!

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