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Mate in 3

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Thibault de Vassal    (2007-02-17 12:36:56)
Mate in 3

By K. Jesperen... Not a retro. Quite hard anyway :)

White to move and checkmate in 3 moves !

ChessPosition (see diagram)

a b c d e f g h

Catalin Ionescu    (2007-02-22 17:34:44)
Answer? :)

i think this should be the answer:

1.Re2+ Qf6 2.Bxf6#

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-02-22 17:36:55)
Another try ? :)

What do you think about 1. ... Bxg7 ;)

Daniel Khayman    (2007-02-22 20:23:57)

I've tried for hours on a board but the best i can do is 4.......: 1.Ra5, Qxg7 2.Rxa5, Qb7+ 3.Kxb7, anything 4.Ra3++, or 1.Qd8, Qxe6 (1..., Qe4 2.Rxe4+, Bxg7 3.Nxg7, anything 4.Qd4++) 2.Re2+, Bxg7 3.Rc2+, dxc2 4.Qd2++. That's my lot.

Catalin Ionescu    (2007-02-22 20:51:26)
Another try :)

Here it is:

1.Rc5+ Bxg7 2.Nd4 Qf6 3.Qxc4#

Heinz-Georg Lehnhoff    (2007-02-22 21:33:44)
Another try

But Black answers 2. ... Qxc6+ instead of Qf6.

Catalin Ionescu    (2007-02-22 21:51:50)
mate in 5

ok ... so it will be a mate in 5 ;)
ps. i'll keep trying

Wayne Lowrance    (2007-02-23 05:08:49)
Mate in 3

Tough problem. After one half hour I can only find mate in four. Gads !

Wayne Lowrance    (2007-02-23 05:43:51)
Mate in 3

Ahhhhh, gave up to soon. 1)Qh7,Qxh7 2)Nc7,any move followed by 3)Nb5#....or 1)Qh7, Bxg7 2)Qh2, any move followed by Qxe5#

Daniel Khayman    (2007-02-23 07:04:50)

i knew you'd find it, wayne. i tried everything exept Qh7!! nice one, my friend:-))

Volker Koslowski    (2007-02-23 10:08:02)
Mate in 3

Good work Wayne :) Her is another solution with 1.Qh7 After 1.Qh7 Qxg7 2.Nc7 does not work anymore but now you have 2.Qxd3+ Kxd3 and finally 3. Re3# I spended 1 hour or more but only found mate in 4 :)

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-02-23 11:44:07)
Right !

Well done, Wayne :)

Nice problem... Really hard.

Catalin Ionescu    (2007-02-23 13:51:06)
bravo :)

Good job, Wayne! Tricky solution :)





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