Rook Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Three

In the position on the left, of course White is winning being a full Rook up. But, can you find the right method to checkmate in three?




White Checkmates in Three

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[…] 1.¦e7 ¢c1 2.¦b7 ¢d1 3.¦b1# (0:00:11) 1.

In fact, White can checkmate in three by going down on the e-file to any of the squares from e4 to e8. The idea used in Rook checkmates is to cut of the files or ranks.

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