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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
When exactly do you play a certain opening?
by Flops00 a few minutes ago
2/13/2016 - Filipp S. Bondarenko, Feenschach 1960
by ChessQueen51 2 minutes ago
Funny joke: Why is a bishop so valuable?
by DarkGrisen 4 minutes ago
What's wrong with people on chess.com?
by solskytz 4 minutes ago
Ask an IM anything for chess
by PositionalChessMC 14 minutes ago
Good middlegame and pawn structure
by Sqod 18 minutes ago
tactics bumping me out, usually in middle of prblem
by Sqod 20 minutes ago
Very interesting game
by HueyWilliams 23 minutes ago
can white win?
by HueyWilliams 33 minutes ago
Wrong insufficient material rule
by SonOfThunder2 36 minutes ago
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