Popert vs. John Cochrane
This chess puzzle is from a simul, Popert vs John Cochrane, London, 1841.
Black to move and mate in 3.
Roll over to see the solution:
Solution: ...1.Qxf2 2.Rxf2 Rxf2 3.Kh1 Ng3#
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About the players
John Cochrane (1798-1878) was a Scottish chess master and lawyer. He would beat all UK chess players, except for Howard Stanton. He had a very daring style, always attacking and sacrificing pieces.