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Awesome difficult mate in 3!!


  • 19 months ago · Quote · #1

    Adriandmen

    Here is one of the classic compositions from Sam Loyd. He wasn't just a chess composer, he was a real chess artist!. Here is one of his own puzzles:

    Good luck!!

                                White mates in 3

                                                Sam Loyd

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #2

    Fordz1984

    Well I couldn't get that, what a good puzzle. Thanks for sharing! (Houdini got it though!).

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #3

    Geticus

    To block the  two  chess Qc5+ and Qc1+  the key of problem is :

    1Nd3! 1...Qc5+ 2)Nxc5 am 3Qe6#(3 c8Q,B#)3Rf4#

    dxc5 3)Qd5#

    2...Bg8 3Rf4#

    2...

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #4

    Geticus

    1Nd3? course Qc1+ !!!2)Nxc1 Ng4+!!! 3)???

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #5

    Geticus

    1c8R!Qc1+ [am 2) Rf8+ Nd7 3)Rxf7#]    2Rxc1!

    1...Qc5+ 2)Rxc5!

    1...Ng4+ 2)Bxg4

    1...d5 2 Rf8+Qf6 3Rxf6#

    1...Ng8 2 Rf8+Nf6 3Rxf6#

    1...Bg8? 2Rf8+Bf73Rxf7#  mais...2)Bg6#!!!

    1...Nf7!!!  wow

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #6

    midajoh321

    Qxh7+Kf6

    Qxh6+Kf5

    Bg4+Ke5

    Qg5 Mate

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #7

    Geticus

    1c8R Nf7 2)Qxf7+  Kg5 3)Rg4#

                            2...Ke53)Nd3#

    Sam Loyd great composer!

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #8

    Geticus

    1c8R ?Course Qb6+!  Solution :1Kd2!!!Qg2+ 2)Nxg2 Bg8 [2...d5 3)c8Q(B)#]3)Bg6#

    1...d5 2)Bg4+ Nxg4 3)Rh5#

    1...Qd5+ 2)Nxd5 Bg8 [2...Ng4 3)c8Q(B)# ] 3)Ne3#

    1...Qc2+ 2)Kxc2 d5[2...Bg8 3)Bg6#] 3)c8Q#

    1...Qc3+ 2)Kxc3 d5 [ 2...Bg8 3) Bg6# ] 3 c8Q(B)#

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #9

    Geticus

    1...Qc1+ 2)Kxc1!(for 3c8Q# ) 2...Bg8 3)Bg6#     2....Ng4 3)Bxg4#   2...d5 3)c8Q#     2...Nf7(Ng8) 3)c8Q#   2...Bg6  3)Bxg6# (3 c8Q#)

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #10

    Geticus

    1c8N? Course

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #11

    eddysallin

    bg4+,nxb,P=Q+,qxq,rh5 + mate

  • 19 months ago · Quote · #12

    Fordz1984

    eddysallin wrote:

    bg4+,nxb,P=Q+,qxq,rh5 + mate

    Nxg4 puts the white king in check. 


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