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.
8/2p3N1/6p1/5PB1/pp2Rn2/7k/P1p2K1P/3r4 w - - 1 0
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1. Re3+ Kxh2 2. Bxf4+ Kh1 3. Rh3#
About the players
Karl 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.
Ernst 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.