Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat
Medium difficulty chess puzzle from 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat.
White to Move and mate in 3.
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1.Bc4 Kxc4 2.Qb3 Kd4 3.Qd3 #
r1bq1b1r/ppp4p/2n3pn/3kp3/4N3/5Q1P/PPPP1PP1/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1
About the players
Madame de Rémusat (1780-1821) was a highly educated and very intelligent woman, attached to the court of Empress Josephine.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was born in Corsica into a humble Italian family, only to become a military leader and Emperor of France.