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Chess Problem 1998b3d401


The Problemist, 1998


PAOs c4, c7; b6
VAOs a5; c1, h6

1.VAc3! (2.Sf3+ Ke4 3.VAd4#)

1...e5  2.VAa1  &   3.Kb2#
1...Rf8 2.PAa4  &   3.Kb4#

Black’s first move errors are check prevention, allowing the white king to participate in royal anti-battery mates after quiet withdrawals of Chinese pieces.

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