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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #399

August 8, 2017

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

Black to play and mate White

3991

Andersson v Knutsson, Stockholm 1974

Solution

Not too hard today, the position being a variation of the motif often seen in puzzle books, but with White playing 1 Qd8+, Bg5+ or Ba5+ and Rd8 mate.

Here, 1…Qd1+ 2 Kd1 Bg4++ 3 K moves Rd1 mate.

3992

FEN

1k1r4/pp1b1R2/3q2pp/4p3/2B5/4Q3/PPP2B2/2K5 b – – 0 1

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