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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #360

June 24, 2017

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

 

White to play and mate Black

3601

Sampouw v Silalahi, Indonesia 1971

 

Solution

A nice one today. Not immediately obvious, but ‘when the penny drops’, a smile results.
1 Qe8! Qh5[] 2 Ne7+!
3602
Ne7[] 3 Qf8+! Kf8[] 4 Rd8 mate.
3603
Pretty.

FEN

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