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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 25 Jul '07 10:25
    White to play and mate in 3. I don't usually do such conventional puzzles...I should see a doctor.

  2. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    25 Jul '07 16:39
    Originally posted by doodinthemood
    White to play and mate in 3. I don't usually do such conventional puzzles...I should see a doctor.

    [fen]8/p7/P1P2N2/Kp1NkN2/1P1N4/2R5/1P2q3/2N3N1 w - - 0 1[/fen]
    bQ is stuck guarding against Re3+, Nd3+ and Nf3+. This indicates a waiting move.

    1.c7 Qe4 [any other move allows immediate mate] 2.Nd7+ Kxd5 3.Rc5#