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The Weekly Chess Problem, 27th June 2016
Written by Michael McDowell   

Knud Hannemann

3rd Prize, Nederlandsch-Indische Schaakbond, 1929

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Mate in 3

A wonderful three-mover by a great Danish composer. Solvers should note how each thematic defence causes three errors, all of which are exploited by White.

The solution will appear here on Friday 1st July.

Any comments or questions on this problem should be addressed to Michael McDowell using the ‘Contact’ item in the menu on the left.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 July 2016 06:15
 
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