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Hello everyone. Here is one of my harder mate in 3's. I like the theme of this puzzle, Happy solving!:
White mates in 3
Ha, that's great. Of course, going for setup similar to the last puzzle doesn't work (1. Kd6 a5 2. Bd4 Kxd4 3. Rf4+? gxf4).
However, the different pawn structure also allows for a new setup all together. This theme is quite common in mates in 3 involving a rook and a bishop, I think
Here's a hint if you're having trouble:
f4 looks like a likely mating square, but if the rook checks from there it can be captured by a pawn. Is there any way around that?
Yes, there have only been about 100,000 problems with the Indian theme. :)
Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig Meyer 621 Boy's Own Paper 1903
Another old favorite with this theme:
William A. Shinkman Western Advertiser 1872
Nice! and I also found this mate in 3, which is extremely similar to the OP:
We're kind of cluttering this thread with stuff now These puzzles can be great, I remember not being able to solve most of them once upon a time. Today I usually recognize such ooportunities =)
shoopi!r u ...............................,yes?
this is onther mate in 3 step