Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 95

allanbeardsworth

White to play and win

CB Russell v JHC Burton, correspondence 1909

I fluffed this one, just couldn’t see the solution. What is worse, six years ago, when I got the book, and dipped into it, this was one of the puzzles I also couldn’t solve.

Alas, once you see it, 1 Qg5! ‘isn’t too hard’.

1…Ke8 (say) 2 Rd8+! and 3 Qe7 mate.

View original post 71 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: