Chess Puzzle 24

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Chess Puzzle 24: White to move and win
White to move and win       [The Answer at the bottom]
* The Puzzle Hints
Just 3 beautiful moves. First sacrifice a knight... It is sometimes possible to checkmate the opponent King with your own King and the only knight when the opponent King is blocked at a corner...

* The Puzzle Data
1. Author: S. Loyd. (1841-1911).
   The America’s greatest chess puzzlist.
2. Year:    1858.

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Chess Puzzle 24

* The Puzzle Answer
1. Nh3!      gh
2. Kf2        h2
3. Ng3#     1-0

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