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Chess Problem 1999b5a301

Stephen Emmerson & BDS

StrateGems, 1999


LEOs e8
PAOs a7, b6
VAOs g1

1.c5!           (2.PAba6#)

1...LEh5+, LEe5+ 2.Ka6#
1...LEe2+        2.Ka5#
1...Kxa2         2.Ka4#

The key allows 3 black checks leading to 2 Royal anti-battery mates while the flight leads to a third.

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