Chess/Puzzles/Directmates/Threemove 4/Solution
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< Chess  Puzzles  Directmates  Threemove 4(Redirected from Puzzles/Chess problems/Directmates/Threemove directmate 4/Solution)
1.Rf4! Kg3
1... Kxh1 leads to 2. Kf2 Kh2 3.Rh4#
2.00! Kh3
3.R1f3#

The alternative solution is:
1.Rhg1+ Kh3
1... Kh2 leads to 2. Rg5 (2.Rg6, 2.Rg7 or 2.g8 are also possible) Kh3 3. Rh1# (after 2... Kh3 3. Rh5, 3. Rh6, 3. Rh7 or 3. Rh8 are mates respectively)
2. Rf2! Kh4
3.Rh2#
