The Great Escape

In tonight’s Division 2 match between Adastral Park and Bury St Edmunds B, Adastral’s Board 1 Ed Kirkham managed to con his higher-graded opponent into a draw.   Two pawns down with a piece en prise, Ed played …Nd2 in the following position:

After a brief think, Bury’s Rob McCorry took the bishop on a6, only to be hit by …Re1+ and …Nf1+.   Perpetual check!

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