Our last puzzle proved a bit of a thronker, with only one real solution proffered by the mighty Hammer faithful.
It’s Adam “Pickle” Cranson who takes the plaudits – congratulations! – with the following line:
- Nc6! Qc7 2. Re7!! – Winning the Queen for Rook & Bishop, with an easily won position.
This was from a game in 1954, Bykova v Kogan, at a Moscow-Ukraine match. Taken from The Soviet School of Chess, by Kotov and Yudovich, which apparently does actually contain some decent chess, amongst all the Soviet propaganda! East-side!!!
To this week’s thinker – white to move and win, answers in the comments: