Pilotelle vs. Vernay
Medium difficulty puzzle. White to move and mate in 3
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1. Qxh7+ Kxh7 2. Rh5+ Kg8 3. Rh8#
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After 3….g6×Rh5 white is hopelessly lost.
A classic, but still pretty to look at. You’ll notice black’s pawn on g6, but no bishop on g7, which most likely doesn’t mean any good.
Pretty easy puzzle, but the sacrifice is amazing!
Solution for those who are lost
1. Qh4xh7+ Kg8xh7
2. Re5-h5+ Kh7-g8