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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Chess Puzzle: Another of those Queen sacrifices

Chess Puzzle Level: Simple
Black to play and mate in 3

Hello Everyone,

Here is a nice chess puzzle with Black to play and mate in three for you to figure out over the weekend. Black sacrificed his Queen in order to drive White's King into the great open spaces yet in a corner. Do you think the sacrifice was worth it?

We will tell you the answer to this puzzle with the other puzzle and trivia answers on Monday!

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  • At July 11, 2010 at 5:28 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

    It is worth it :-)
    I first thought Ra5 might work but is does nor as the pawn on c6 needs protection.
    1. Ra8+ Kb7
    2. Ba6+ Kxc7
    3. Nd5 ++

    Nice one !


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