Chess Puzzle 4

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Chess Puzzle 4: White to move and win
White to move and win
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Puzzle 4 Solution Hints
Take this endgame puzzle as 3-move combination to block the squares around the Black king in order to checkmate. In other words, take it as mate in 3. First check and sacrifice. Then check and sacrifice again. The third move, the winning one, is to checkmate the Black king... Creating mating net and driving king into it.

Puzzle 4 Data
1. Author: Al-Adli
2. Year:    9th century




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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #



Picture of chess puzzle 4

* The Puzzle Answer
1. Nh5+!   Rxh5
2. Rxg6+!  Kxg6
3. Re6#    1-0


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