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Puzzle of the Week (4/30/2017)


Let us look at this simple puzzle. White is obviously down in material. It has a rook and a knight compared to two knights, pawn and Queen for Black.

It is white's move, can you spot a cunning sacrifice which sets up an exciting win for white.

White starts with a sacrifice of its rook by giving a check on h7. Black is forced to take the rook with his knight. In the next move white knight moves to f7 to deliver a check and mate.

Hope you enjoyed this two step check make.

We will come back with another puzzle next week.

The gif and images courtesy Caissa.com

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