Problem Display
PID: 12987 (6K1/8/7p/5p2/4k3/5N2/2PQ2R1/7n w - - 0 1)

Loyd, Sam

2nd Prize, Cleveland Leader, 1876

(First published on Thu Dec 7 1876)

6K1/8/7p/5p2/4k3/5N2/2PQ2R1/7n

#3

5 + 4


5206 Sam Loyd and His Chess Problems 1913
5066 Classic Chess Problems by Pioneer Composers 1970
5454 Near Snap 2018
  • SOUND
  • Sets
    • 1...Sf2
      • 2.Rxf2
        • threat
          • 3.Qd4#
        • 2...f4
          • 3.Qd3#
    • 1...Sg3
      • 2.Rxg3
        • threat
          • 3.Qd4#
        • 2...f4
          • 3.Qd3#
      • 2.Qd4+
        • 2...Kxf3
          • 3.Rf2#
    • 1...f4
      • 2.Qd3#
  • Tries
    • 1.Kf7?
      • 1...Sf2
        • 2.Rxf2
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...f4
            • 3.Qd3#
      • 1...Sg3
        • 2.Rxg3
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...f4
            • 3.Qd3#
        • 2.Qd4+
          • 2...Kxf3
            • 3.Rf2#
      • 1...h5
        • 2.Sg5+
          • 2...Ke5
            • 3.Re2#
      • 1...Kxf3!
    • 1.Kg7?
      • 1...Sf2
        • 2.Rxf2
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...f4
            • 3.Qd3#
      • 1...Sg3
        • 2.Rxg3
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...f4
            • 3.Qd3#
        • 2.Qd4+
          • 2...Kxf3
            • 3.Rf2#
      • 1...h5
        • 2.Sg5+
          • 2...Ke5
            • 3.Re2#
      • 1...Kxf3!
    • 1.Sg5+?
      • 1...Ke5
        • 2.Re2+
          • 2...Kf6
            • 3.Re6#
      • 1...hxg5!
    • 1.Rf2?
      • threat
        • 2.Qd4#
      • 1...f4
        • 2.Qd3#
      • 1...Sxf2!
    • 1.Rg3?
      • threat
        • 2.Qd4#
      • 1...f4
        • 2.Qd3#
      • 1...Sxg3!
    • 1.Qe2+?
      • 1...Kf4
        • 2.Sd4
          • threat
            • 3.Se6#
      • 1...Kd5!
  • Keys
    • 1.Qc3!
      • 1...Kf4
        • 2.Sd2
          • threat
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...Sg3
            • 3.Qxg3#
          • 2...Sf2
            • 3.Qg3#
      • 1...Kd5
        • 2.Rd2+
          • 2...Ke4
            • 3.Rd4#
          • 2...Ke6
            • 3.Qe5#
      • 1...Sf2
        • 2.Qe5+
          • 2...Kxf3
            • 3.Rg3#
      • 1...Sg3
        • 2.Qd4+
          • 2...Kxf3
            • 3.Rf2#
      • 1...h5
        • 2.Sg5+
          • 2...Kf4
            • 3.Qd4#
          • 2...Kd5
            • 3.Rd2#

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