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Think Checkmate!

  • Goal: White Moves Toward Checkmate (Medium)
  • Challenge: White can force a favorable exchange, but he can do better and force the mate. How can White mate in four moves?
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Chess Trivia
Napoleon (1769 - 1821) played The Turk in 1806 in Berlin. After losing the game he knocked all the pieces from the board and yelled, "Bagatelle," then stormed out of the room. When Napoleon died, he willed that his heart be cut out and placed inside a chess table. (Source)
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