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Special edition chess puzzle: from Baines Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana 

May 30, 2017

My wife and I are midway through a glorious holiday; presently on safari in Botswana, at the second of two safari camps. 

Our first was tremendous; the present, Baines camp on the Okavango Delta (the inland estuary of the Okavango river) is even more so. A stilted camp, a metre or two above the savannah, the peace and tranquility is only broken by the numerous birds and other creatures. 


Pure bliss.

And to cap it all, there is a lovely chess set in the lounge. 


So, a fairly easy puzzle to celebrate, from my #1 game of 2017 so far (though I am biased towards Nigel’s games).

White to play and win 


Nigel Short v Erik Blomqvisy, Sigeman & Co,  May 2017

Solution 

1 Qg7+ was Nigel’s lovely conclusion. 

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