Skip to content
Tags

Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate # 45

July 14, 2016

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

 

Black to play and mate White

451

 

Jackson v Marshall, London 1899

 

Solution

 

This puzzle took me time: the first, if I recall correctly, in the book where I had to set the pieces up on the board, and move them around. And this, despite the fact, that I more or less immediately saw the winning move 1…Kg6: I just couldn’t see the continuation against all defences.

First, the most troublesome one for me: 2 g4 Rg2 (the move which took me a long while to find, having previously looked at 2…Rf3?) and if 3 gf+ Rf5 (again, at first I felt 3…Kf5 with the idea of Re5-e8-h8) and Black mates with either Be7+ or Bf2+.

452

Next, the pretty one: 2 Bg5 Rf4+!! and if 3 Bf4, 3…Be7+ 4 Bg5[] Bg5mate, or 3…gf Bf2 mate.

453

Advertisements

From → Chess

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: