Our mid-week chess puzzle comes from the European Chess Championship 2013 with White to play and checkmate in four. The game is Alexey Dreev versus Arman Pashikian.


Alexey Dreev – Arman Pashikian

Result: 1-0
Site: Legnica, Poland
Date: 5/14/2013
[…] 1.♖g6+ ♔h8 (1…♔h7 2.♕xf7+ ♔h8 3.♖xh6# (0:00:06) 1.Rg6+ (3.♕g7#)) (1…♔f8 2.♕d6#) 2.♕e5+ f6 (2…♔h7 3.♕g7# (0:00:05) 2.Qe5+) 3.♕xf6+ ♔h7 4.♕g7# (0:00:10) 1.