Donald Byrne vs. Bobby Fischer

This chess puzzle occurred in Donald Byrne vs Bobby Fischer, New York, 1956.

Black mates in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: ...Ne2+ Kb1 Nc3+ Kc1 Ba3#

FEN: 1Q6/5pk1/2p3p1/1p2N2p/1b5P/1b4n1/r5P1/2K5 b - - 0 1

About the players

Bobby FischerRobert James "Bobby" Fischer (1943-2008) was an American chess Grandmaster and World Chess Champion. He became the US Chess Champion at 14, and at 15 he became the youngest Grandmaster. He also made many contributions to chess, including the modified timing system that adds a bonus after each move.

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3 Responses

  1. Ala Ibrahim
    Ala Ibrahim at

    Pb4-c3
    Ra2-a1

    right !

    Reply
  2. yeslemz
    yeslemz at

    1. Ng3 e2 Kc1-b1
    2. Ne2-c3 Kb1-c1
    3. Bb4-a3

    Reply
  3. henrique
    henrique at

    1:Bb3-c2
    2:Qb8xb5
    3:Ne5-f3

    Reply
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