Advanced Puzzle 1

Advanced Puzzle 1

White to play and win in 4 moves.        Scroll down for the answer.



















This is known as Smothered Mate.

1 Nf7+ Kg8       If ...Rxf7 then Qd8+ forces mate in 2
2 Nh6+ Kh8
3 Qg8+ Rxg8
4 Nf7++ Mate


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  • Author: Andrea Richardson
  • Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010