White to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

This mate in three by Katko Gyula back in 1924 is a compact little gem with several variations. It’s one of those problems that look like you should be able to solve it, and then it drives you crazy. Have fun!

1.Ng5 hxg5 [1...h3 2.Ng3+ Kh4 3.Nf3#; 1...exf4 2.Nh3 f3 3.Nf4#] 2.Bxg5 h3 3.Ng3#


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