White to play and checkmate in three moves

Problems 001 to 012

1

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1. f3 - Kg6

2. Qh8 - Kf5

3. Qf6#


Date added: 9/3/2020

2

(Fritz Hofmann - Sonntagsblatt, 1887)

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  1. d8=B - Kxc6

  2. b8=R - Kd6

  3. Rb6#


Date added: 9/3/2020

3

(William A. Shinkman, Jul 1903 - Checkmate mag. 1903)

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  1. Rh2 - Kxa4

  2. Bc6+ - Kxa3

  3. Bc5#


Date added: 14/3/2020

4

(Joseph William Abbott - Baltimore News, 27 Apr 1890)

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  1. Rc8 - Kd5

  2. Kc7 - Kc5

  3. Re5#


Date added: 14/3/2020

5

(Göran Forslund - LASS-meddelande, December 95 )

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  1. Ra6 - Kb5

  2. Nc4 - Kxa6

  3. Nc7#


Date added: 15/3/2020

6

(Eugene Beauharnais Cook - The Illustrated London News, March 19, 1853)

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  1. Qe7+ - Kxe7

  2. c8=N+ - Kxe6

  3. f8=N#


Date added: 16/3/2020

7

(Eugene Beauharnais Cook - The Illustrated London News, 6th Jan 1855 )

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  1. e8=B - Ke6

  2. f8=B - Kf5

  3. Bd7#


Date added: 16/3/2020

8

(John Brown - Family Herald, 20 Nov 1858)

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  1. Rf6 - Kd4

  2. Bf3 - Kc4

  3. Rf4#


Date added: 20/3/2020

9

(Samuel Loyd - Holyoke Transcript 1877)

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  1. bxa8=N - Kxg2

  2. Nb6 - Bxb6

  3. a8=Q#


Date added: 3/1/2021

10

(Otto Wurzburg - American Chess Bulletin May-Jun, 1955)

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  1. Qg1- Bb4

  2. Qd4- Ka5

  3. Qa7#


Date added: 3/1/2021

11

(Otto B. Wurzburg - The Pittsburgh Gazette Times, 12 Apr 1914)

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  1. Ke2 - Rc6

  2. Ba3+ - Kc2

  3. Qc1#


Date added: 4/1/2021

12

(Otto B. Wurzburg - American Chess Bulletin July-August, 1955)

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  1. Kb3 - cxb4

  2. Kxb4 - Kc6

  3. Qe6#


Date added: 4/1/2021