• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 24 Solution Hints
This chess endgame puzzle by Samuel Loyd is on mate in 3. Just 3 beautiful moves. First sacrifice a knight... It is sometimes possible to checkmate the opponent king with your own king and the only knight when the opponent king is blocked at a corner... Make it happen... Mate in 3 moves.
• Puzzle 24 Data
1. Author: Samuel Loyd. (1841-1911).
The America’s greatest chess puzzlist.
2. Year: 1858
• Puzzle Recommendations
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Nh3! gh
2. Kf2 h2
3. Ng3# 1-0
[Mate in 3 moves]
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