White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

This game, won by St. Amant over Schulten, demonstrates that you don’t need queens on the board for some excitement and a mating attack.

A fine example of an “epaulette” mate, where the king is flanked by the two rooks, which just get in the way. 1.Nf5+ Kh7 2.Rg7+ Nxg7 3.Rh6+ Kg8 4.Ne7#


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