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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
Jacobus De Cessolis, the dominican monk, wrote De Moribus Hominum ed de Officiis Nobilium Super Ludo Scaccorum (On the Customs of Men and Their Noble Actions with Reference to the Game of Chess). This is the best known of all chess moralities. The parables deal with all sorts and conditions of men, allegorically represented in their various ranks by chess pieces. (Source)
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