Chess Puzzle of the Week (149): Solution

Alexander, Frederick Forrest Lawrie
The Fairy Chess Review, Dec 1936
Helpmate in 3

The solution to last week’s problem (you’ll remember that Black moves first and the two players combine to reach a position in which the black king is mated):

  1. Ke5 Rxa7 2. Nf6 Be4 3. Nd6 Re7#

Rather cute, I think. I hope you enjoyed this one.