Emanuel Lasker vs. Frank Marshall
Chess puzzle from Emanuel Lasker vs Frank Marshall, St Petersburg, 1914.
White to move and mate in 3.
1k1r4/3b1p2/QP1b3p/1p1p4/3P2pN/1R4P1/KPPq1PP1/4r2R w - - 1 0
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1. Qa7+ Kc8 2. Qa8+ Bb8 3. Qa6#
About the playersEmanuel Lasker (1868-1941) was a German chess player and World Chess Champion for almost 30 years. He was also a mathematician and philosopher and one of the strongest chess players ever.
Frank James Marshall (1877-1944) was U.S. Chess Champion from 1909 to 1936, and one of the strongest chess players in the world. He was known for his great tactical skills and he would play trick move to turn games to his advantage.