Thursday, August 13, 2009

Cecil's Saturday Puzzle

From the Winnipeg Free Press, August 1, 2009

White to mate in 3 (Dobbs)

I didn't have time to look at this, but the answer is 1.Ra4. I am quite confident I would NOT have found it.
1. Ra4 Kf5 2. Ra5 d3 3. Nd6#
1. Ra4 Kf5 2. Ra5 Ke4 3. Nd6#
1. Ra4 d3 2.Ne3 Kxe5 3.Bf4#

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