White to Play

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This will be “A Little Knight Music Week.” The geometry of the knight can be mind-bending at times. It’s the only piece you have to life off the board. It’s a mate in five here. Obviously, some king moves are involved.

This is a study by Mendheim. 1.Kc3 Ka2 2.Kb4 Ka1 3.Ka4 Ka2 4.Nc3+ Ka1 5.Nc2#


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