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There is no way to fulfil the title's requirement of finding a forced mate in 3.
White is nicely mating with queen and knight after sacrificing rook and bishop, but it will take 4 moves, e.g.:
1.Rxf7+ Kxf7 2.Bxe6+
a) 2...Kxe6 3.Qg8+ Ke7 4.Nd5# or
b) 2...Ke7 3.Nd5+ Kxe6 4.Qg8#
MATE IN 4, NOT 3!!!
Why didn't the King just take the Bishop on Black's second move?
my sentiments exactly
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nice rook sac
nice one again......
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Why doesn't the black king take the white bishop? am I missing something?
Way to easy to solve.
Awesome! I think I'm getting better at tactics, or this is just an easy puzzle. Lol Either way, I'm happy!
Absolutely - the title made me think for some time after noticing the promising 1.Rxf7+, but seeing no mate in 3. I wonder why the one who decides the puzzles (if there is some human doing it) made black move 2...Kg6 rather than 2...Kxe6 or 2...Ke7. The main continuation in a daily puzzle should be the best, and the title should be according to it.
why would black king not take the bishop, e6?
Why is it everyone who claims a Friday puzzle is "easy" always has a crappy rating?
I agree - I've wondered the same.
going from navy to retirement - more chess?
by intensetbug a few minutes ago
ask a professional chess player anything
by varelse1 a few minutes ago
5/26/2015 - Mate in 3
by tachild 10 minutes ago
Why does nobody play 1. c3?
by Rumo75 11 minutes ago
HOW GOOD WOULD OTHER CHAMPIONS BE IF THEY WERE AS ADDICTED AS FISCHER
by trysts 12 minutes ago
THE MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS BAN RULE
by Syd_Arthur 12 minutes ago
What do you say one move from mating your opponent!
by varelse1 15 minutes ago
by ijgeoffrey 22 minutes ago
Looking for a (Female) Mixed-Doubles Partner for World Open
by Reb 25 minutes ago
Do we really need weighted pieces? and so many sets?
by MrWayne 27 minutes ago
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