Mate-in-three chess puzzles
Li vs. Alitha
Medium difficulty puzzle, mate in 5, white to move.
J.Emms vs. A.Blees
Medium difficulty puzzle – mate in 3, White to move.
Pilotelle vs. Vernay
Medium difficulty puzzle. White to move and mate in 3
For beginners – mate in three
Here’s a pretty simple chess puzzle to get you warmed up. White to play and mate in three
Think this is too easy?
This situation seems ridiculously easy. The black king is in such a dire situation that defeat is inevitable – but – can White mate in just three moves?
Mate in Three
Another interesting puzzle composed by Niels Hoeg in 1905 and featuring promotions: White can mate (win) in three moves. Can you find the right solution?