Skip to content
Tags

Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #280

April 3, 2017

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

 

White to play and mate Black

2801

Taimanov v unknown, simul 1964

Solution

1Bc4! is obvious, and after the forced 1…Qc4, 2 Rg7+ and 3 Be5!! set up winning discoveries.

Or, one of my readers (Andy Reeve, of Stockport chess club) has pointed out that 2 Be5! is even better, winning the queen or mating.

2802

FEN

2r1r1k1/1R5p/p5p1/2pqn3/8/2B5/1PQ1B1PP/5RK1 w – – 0 1

Advertisements

From → Chess

One Comment
  1. andy reeve permalink

    I think the answer is different Bc4: Qc4: Be5:Qc2: Rg7+ Kh8 Rf8+ Rf8:Rg6+ Rf6 Bf6#

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: