We’re all waiting for the very exciting World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand. You can find all the helpful information about the official website at ChessBlog. Meanwhile, while you wait, here’s a difficult chess puzzle – White to play and checkmate in three! This chess puzzle is by R. Tavariani.


White Checkmates in Three

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[…] 1.♕c5 ♔h4 (1…gxh3 2.♕g1 e3 3.♕g5# (0:00:06) 1.Qc5) (1…g3 2.b8=♕ e3 3.♕h8# (0:00:07) 1.Qc5) (1…e3 2.♕c8 gxh3 3.♕xh3# (0:00:08) 1.Qc5)
1…♔h6 2.♕f8+ ♔h7 (2…♔h5 3.♕h8# (0:00:06) 2.Qf8+) 3.♕g7# (0:00:02) 1…Kh6
2.♕e3 (2…gxh3 3.♕g5# (0:00:05) 2.Qe3) (2…g3 3.♕h6# (0:00:06) 2.Qe3) (2…♔h5 3.♕g5# (0:00:08) 2.Qe3)