Checkmate Puzzles 7 and 8

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      Checkmate Puzzle 7
checkmate puzzle 7
             Mate in 3
Play as White, White to move.
Caruana F, 2817 - Pichot A, 2556; 15 Mar 2017
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Puzzle 7 solution at the bottom.
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      Checkmate Puzzle 8
checkmate puzzle 8
             Mate in 3
Play as White, White to move.
Schelle A, 2231 - Astengo C, 2082; 14 Mar 2017
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Puzzle 8 solution at the bottom.
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 Checkmate Puzzle 7 Solution
checkmate puzzle 7
1. Rh8+ Kd7 2. Qd8+ Kc6 3. Qc8#
After 1. Rh8+, the Black king has only 1 legal move to retreat on d7. Then the White queen check and the king moves on c6. At last, the queen checkmates from c8 - 2 strong White bishops attack b6, b5, c5. Mate in 3 executed.
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 Checkmate Puzzle 8 Solution
checkmate puzzle 8
1. Rg8+ Kh6 2. Nf7+ Kh7 3. Rg7#
By moving 1. Rg8+, the White rook attacks the king and defends the friendly knight that attacks f7, h7. The Black king has 1 move on h6. Then the knight delivers check covering h6, h8. The rook checkmates from g7 supported by a pawn.


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