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 made many contributions to chess openings.

3 Responses

  1. Batch
    Batch at

    solution is bs.

  2. Bleedfish
    Bleedfish at


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

  3. Santosh Gulivindala
    Santosh Gulivindala at

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

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