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A cylinder chess puzzle - 1 - Solution

King f3; Queen e3.

King h1; Pawn h2.

White to move and mate in two. Cylinder Chess.

Joseph Dimuro was the first to solve this problem! Congratulations. Here is his solution:

White moves queen to a3. Black is forced to move king to g1. White moves queen to c1, checkmate.

Another cylinder chess problem

Try also to solve another Cylinder Chess problem.

Written by: Hans Bodlaender
WWW page created: January 31, 1997. Last modified: November 3, 2013.