Luis Paulsen vs. Blachy

Louis Paulsen vs. Blachy, chess puzzle from a simul that took place in New York, 1857.

Mate in 2. White to move.

Roll over to see the solution: 1.Qd5+ Ka6 2.cxb8=N#

FEN: 1rb4r/pkPp3p/1b1P3n/1Q6/N3Pp2/8/P1P3PP/7K w - - 0 1

About the players

Louis PaulsenLouis Paulsen (1833-1891) was a German chess player and one of the strongest players in the world. He had many contributions to chess openings.


3 Responses

  1. Batch
    Batch at

    solution is bs.

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  2. Bleedfish
    Bleedfish at

    Qb5-d5
    Pc7-b8

    After forcing Kb7 to a6 take b8 with pawn and promote to knight checkmate

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  3. Santosh Gulivindala
    Santosh Gulivindala at

    1. Qb5-d5 Kb7-a6
    2. c7xb8=N

    Reply
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