Géza Maróczy vs. Heinrich Wolf

This online chess puzzle recreates the end of a chess game between two known chess players Géza Maróczy and Heinrich Wolf. The match took place at Berlin in 1899. White moves and wins in 3. Can you find the right solution?

Roll over to see the solution: 1. Re7+ Kxf6 2. Qe6+ Kg5 3. Rg7#

FEN: 2r5/2p2k1p/pqp1RB2/2r5/PbQ2N2/1P3PP1/2P3P1/4R2K w - - 1 0

About the players

Maróczy GézaGéza Maróczy (1875-1943) was a Hungarian practicing engineer and chess master, one of the best chess players of his times. Known for a very defensive style.


Heinrich-WolfHeinrich Wolf (1870-1951) Austrian chess master with active participation in tournaments and an impressive figure in championships.


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    1. Re6-e7+ Kf7xf6
    2. Qc4-e6+ Kf6-g5
    3. Re7-g7#

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