Two Tricky Chess Puzzles of Mine

Two Tricky Chess Puzzles of Mine

GargleBlaster
Nov 23, 2012, 6:39 PM 2,302 Reads 3 Comments

These two puzzles were actually recently published in the Problemist, a British chess problem journal.   The first is a mate in three, the second a mate in four.  Nowadays "direct mate" problems such as these are almost considered old-fashioned, but to people new to solving I think they still present something of a hopefully enjoyable challenge.

 

 

 


 

 White to Play and Mate in Three

White to Play and Mate in Four
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