White to play and checkmate in three moves

Problems 181 to 192

181

(Ethelbert Holt - Husvennen, 1886)

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1. a8=N - f2

2. Nb6 - cxb6

3. c7#


Date added: 13/3/2021

182

(Andre Cheron - Hamburgischer Correspondent, 13 Jul 1930)

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1. Nf5 - Bxh8

2. Ng7 - Bxg7

3. Bxg7#


Date added: 14/3/2021

183

(Josef Johann Breuer - Die Schwalbe, 1938)

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1.Qd6! ~
2.Ba2+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Bb3+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Bg8+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Bf7+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Be6+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
1...f3
2.Ba2+ Kxe4 3.Bb1#
2.Bb3+ Kxe4 3.Bc2#
2.Bg8+ Kxe4 3.Bh7#
2.Bf7+ Kxe4 3.Bg6#
1...Nb7 2.Qc7 ~ 3.Qc3#
2...Nc5 3.Qg7#
1...Ne6
2.Ba2+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Bb3+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
2.Bxe6+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#
1...Nf7
2.Qc7 ~ 3.Qc3#
2.Bxf7+ Kxe4 3.Qd5#


Date added: 14/3/2021

184

(Carlo Borgatti - Deutsches Wochenschach, 5 Feb 1911)

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1.Bh7! ~
2.Qg6 ~ 3.Qb1#
2.Qd6 ~ 3.Qa3#
2.Kb4+ Kb2 3.Qa3#
1...Kb2 2.Qg6 ~ 3.Qb1#
2...Kc1 3.Qc2#

Date added: 14/3/2021

185

(Johann Bernhard Michael Schneider - Miniatures Strategiques, 1935)

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1.Rb4! ~ 2.Ra4#
1...Nc3 2.Rb5 ~ 3.Ra5#
2...Nxb5 3.cxb5#
1...Be1 2.Ra4+ Ba5 3.Rxa5#

Date added: 14/3/2021

186

(Alexander Goldstein - Świat Szachowy Special Price, 1930)

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1.Qf4! ~ 2.Rh5+
2...Ke6 3.Qh6#
2...e5 3.Qxe5#
1...Rg2 2.Re2+
2...Kd5 3.Qd2#
2...e5 3.Qxe5#
1...Re2 2.Rxe2+
2...Kd5 3.Qd2#
2...e5 3.Qxe5#
1...Qc6 2.Rd5+
2...Ke6
3.Qe5#
3.Qf7#
3.Qf5#
2...Kxd5 3.Bc4#

Date added: 14/3/2021

187

(D. Harry Rosenkilde - Miniatures Strategiques, 1935)

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  1. Bh6 - Ke5

  2. Bg7+ - Ke6

  3. Rd4#


Date added: 14/3/2021

188

(Darso James Densmore - The Pittsburgh Gazette Times, 26 Nov 1916)

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1.Nb7! ~
2.Rh7#
2.Rb1#
1...a2 2.Rh7#
1...Nb4 2.Rh7#
1...Nc3 2.Rh7#
1...Ne3 2.Rh7#
1...Nf4
2.Rh7+
2...Nh3
3.Rb1#
3.Rxh3#
2...Nh5
3.Rxh5#
3.Rb1#
2.Rb1+ Kh2 3.Rh7#
1...Nf6 2.Rb1#
1...Nxe7 2.Rb1#
1...f4 2.Rh7#
1...Ra4 2.Rb1#
1...Ra6 2.Rb1#
1...Rxb7 2.Rb1+ Rxb1 3.Rh7#
1...Rxb7 2.Rh7+ Rxh7 3.Rb1#
1...Rxg8 2.Rh7#
1...Rc8 2.Rh7#

Date added: 14/3/2021

189

(Otto Georg Edgar Dehler - Deutsches Wochenschach, 6 Aug 1916)

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1. Bh3 - f3

2. Ng4 - Kf5

3. Nf6#


Date added: 14/3/2021

190

(Murray Marble - The Theory of Pawn Promotion, 1912)

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1. Ba1 - Kxg2

2. h8=Q - Kf2

3. Qb2#


Date added: 15/3/2021

191

(Karl Fabel - Der Weltspiegel, 3 Nov 1946)

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1.Ng3! ~ 2.Nf5#
1...Nxg3 2.d5 ~ 3.Re6#
2...Bxd5 3.c5#

Date added: 15/3/2021

192

(Friedrich Martin Palitzsch - Deutsches Wochenschach, 9 Mar 1919)

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1.Qf1! ~
2.Qa6#
2.Qb5#
1...Be2 2.Qa1+ Qxa1 3.b7#
1...Re2 2.Qxg1 ~
3.b7#
3.Qc5#
2...Rc2 3.b7#
2...Re7 3.Qc5#
2...Re3 3.b7#
2...Rf2 3.b7#
2...d4 3.b7#

Date added: 15/3/2021