Chess Puzzles – Collection 1

Puzzle 1: Intermediate. White to play and checkmate in three moves.

Napoléon Bonaparte, the French military commander, is famous for many of his strategic battles, but there’s another hidden side of his personality that many rarely see. Yes, he was a chess player! A few of his Chess battles have survived for us to ponder over. This particular game was played in the year 1804 against Madame De Remusat. Napolean plays white here and delivers a deadly checkmate in three moves! Continue reading “Chess Puzzles – Collection 1”