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Let’s Checkmate 5 Times From Zmatlik

Libor Havlíček st. | June 23, 2011 – 12:22One Comment | 1,745 views
Let’s Checkmate 5 Times From Zmatlik

Chess problems given here are suitable for players around 1500 FIDE rating. The task here is to mate in 2 or 3.

These are problems from past century. Karel Zmatlik selected them for his chess book during the World War I. That time he was preparing the second edition of this book – „Šachy, Rukověť praktické hry” (Chess – practical play vademecum).

The problems were checked for errors by chess Master Oldřich Důras.

White to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 2

White to move and mate in 3

White to move and mate in 3

White to move and mate in 3

Problem Solutions

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  • 4 (19%, 8 Votes)
  • 3 (16%, 7 Votes)
  • 2 (14%, 6 Votes)
  • 0 (9%, 4 Votes)
  • 1 (7%, 3 Votes)

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