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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Cool chess puzzle for a chessy Sunday

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Hello everyone,


Cheer up your Sunday with a nice chess puzzle. White to play and checkmate in 3. You can run the gameplayer for the solution. The two different lines are shown differently. Enjoy.




















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7 Comments:

  • At October 23, 2011 at 12:33 PM , Anonymous Amrit Puri Knights Chess Club New Delhi said...

    Ah damn I missed the second line of the solution. Oh oh oh. Will be using another of your puzzles at our club. Thanks Chess Queen. Have a great week ahead.

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 12:36 PM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    Sorry I cheated but its the first move that well baffled me. After that I got both the lines. Cool. Have a great Sunday Chess Queen.

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 12:37 PM , Anonymous TSH said...

    Loves and hugs Alexandra. Your make chess so much fun.

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 1:16 PM , Anonymous Brenda Kroll, Berlin said...

    Very difficult :(

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 1:24 PM , Anonymous Kate Bentley, London said...

    Isn't Black lost any way with such deficit in material?

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 1:25 PM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    @Kate That's the puzzle. You have to checkmate in exactly three.

     
  • At October 23, 2011 at 1:28 PM , Anonymous Aaron, Wurzburg said...

    It's kinda sadistic to have puzzled with too much deficit in material for one side? A guy's already dead and you want to like hammer it in. Just kidding. heh heh. Trying to write an intellectual comment.

     

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