Al Adli quiz problem

Sep 29, 2009, 7:13 AM |

This problem comes from an ancient Persian text Kitab ash-sharanj (the book of chess) and the author ad-Adli was known at his time (about 840 BC) as one of the best player of the Persian/Turkish area. His book was known as one of the first attempt of chess deep analysis and consisted of 5 level.

White to move and checkmate in 3 moves.

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