Adolf Anderssen vs. Ernst Karl Falkbeer

This puzzle is from a game of Adolf Anderssen vs Ernst Karl Falkbeer, Berlin, 1851

White to move and win in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: 1. Re3+ Kxh2 2. Bxf4+ Kh1 3. Rh3#

FEN: 8/2p3N1/6p1/5PB1/pp2Rn2/7k/P1p2K1P/3r4 w - - 1 0

About the players

Adolf AnderssenKarl Ernst Adolf Anderssen (1818-1879), German chess master. Is considered as leading the world of chess between 1850 and 1860. An important figure in the development of chess problems.

3 articles on Adolf Anderssen


Ernst Karl FalkbeerErnst Karl Falkbeer (1819-1885) born in Habsburg  Austria. Chess master and journalist. Is well known not for his individual play but for his contributions to the chess theory.


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    Blaze Rush at

    1. Re4-e3+ Kh3xh2
    2. Bg5xf4+ Kh2-h1
    3. Re3-h3#

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