• White to move and win
[See answer at the bottom]
• Puzzle 41 Solution Hints
Take this endgame puzzle as a small brain teaser on mate in 4. The Black king is locked at a corner. Supported only by its king, the White knight is to checkmate. The move order: knight, knight, king, knight — 4 moves and checkmate, mate in 4.
• Puzzle 41 Data
1. Author: E. Pogosjants
2. Year: 1982
• Puzzle Recommendations
You may solve this chess puzzle online or using a real chess board. Find the puzzle answer (the puzzle solution) below. Analyze the solution to see the best moves for White and Black and learn the winning ideas of the chess endgame.
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# Note: See the Puzzle Answer below #
• The Puzzle Answer
1. Nb6+ Kb8
2. Nd7+ Ka8
3. Kc8! b5
4. Nb6# 1-0
[Black is also checkmated if 3... b6 or 3... N~]
[Mate in 4 by E. Pogosjants]
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