White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

There was another fellow who could play chess in the 1870s. If only he and Morphy could have met. Steinitz once went to visit Morphy, but no game was played. Here G. H. Mackenzie finishes off James Mason by following the old rule that as long as you’re checking, you can’t lose.


1.Qh6+ Kxh6 2.Nhf5+ Bxf5 3.Nxf5+ Kh5 4.g4+ Kxg4 5.Rg3+ Kh5 6.Be2#

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