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Bruno's Chess Problem: 04/07/2020

J.Grande, Problemblad, 1968

Mate in 3 (***)
chess problem diagram
White to play


Level : * (very easy) to ****** (very hard)

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1. Bc5! ... 2. Qf3+ Kg1 3. Qg2#
  1... e4 2. Bxe3 d2 3. Qb5#
  1... Ng4 2. Qxg4 ... 3. Qg2#
  1... Nd1 2. Qxd1 ... 3. Qxe1#
     2... d2 3. Qf3#
  1... Kf2 2. Qh4+ ... 3. Qxe1#
     2... Kg1 3. Rxe1#
  1... Kg1 2. Rxe1+ Kf2 3. Qh4#
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2020-04-07 13:22:03, by problemist
Meredith with otb-like play of many white captures. The key activates the wB to c5 with the threat 2. Qf3+ Kg1 3. Qg2# (double pin mate). On 1.. e4 2. Bxe3 d2 3. Qb5#! the star variation. On 1.. Nd1, Ng4 2. QxN and 1.. Kg1, Kf2 2. RxN+, Qh4+. Rustic white play, captures and checks.

Joralf Grande (* 9.7.1918, 30.6.1979 in Skogn) Norwegian composer. He earned 19 Album points.

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