Shinkman Chess Study: White Checkmates in Four

Here’s a cool chess study by A William Shinkman. It was published in the Western Advertiser in 1872. Can you see what trick White used to checkmate in four?

A William Shinkman

Result: 1-0
Date: 1872
[…] 1.♖b1 d3 (1…e5 2.♗d8 d3 3.♗b6 ♔d4 4.♖b4#) 2.♗a1 e5 3.♖b2 ♔d4 4.♖b4# (0:00:07) 1.

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