The solution to last Monday’s problem is that White can draw with 1. Kb7! Kc4 2. Kc7 d5 3 Kc6.
But 1. Ka7 loses to 1…Kc4 and 1. Kb8 loses to 1…Kc6.
The problem shows that care is needed even in simple positions.
This week’s problem illustrates the dangers of taking pawns with your queen in the opening.
The game went 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 4. d5 Qb6 5. Nd2 Nxd2 6. Bxd2 Qxb2 7. e4 d6 8. Rb1 Qxa2.
How does White get an advantage?