Chess Puzzles / Games

White to Play

by Pete Tamburro
White to Play

It’s a mate if you can find the sequence.


The trick is to set up the discovered check with the knight:

1.Rxf8+ Kxf8 [1...Kh7 2.Rxf7+ Qxf7 3.Nxf7 Rc6 4.Qe7 Kg6 5.Nh8+ Kh5 6.Qe2+ g4 7.Qxg4#] 2.Nf5+ Kg8 [2...Qd6 3.Qxd6+ Kg8 4.Qf8+ Kxf8 5.Rd8#] 3.Qf8+ Kxf8 4.Rd8#

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