Chess Puzzle of the Week (1)

Every week (or perhaps more often) I’ll be posting a puzzle for you to solve. It might be a position from play, an endgame study or a problem.

This week it’s a problem: mainly because the latest edition of The Problemist (published by the British Chess Problem Society) arrived through my letterbox the other day.


It’s White to play and mate in two moves (Alexander Elkhan, L’Echequier de Paris 1907)