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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Chess Puzzle: Simple Mate in 3

Hi Everybody!

Here is a simple mate in 3 puzzle for you from way back - the year 1925 actually! The puzzle uses a basic mating pattern that often fails to strike us during a game.

You can run the solution by clicking the forward arrow in the flashplayer below but don't look at the answer till you think for a while.

White to move and Mate in 3

And, here is the answer in text also. Answer: 1.Rb8 Ke7 2.Bc5 Kf7 3.Rf8 1-0

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