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The Weekly Chess Problem, 4th September 2017
Written by Michael McDowell   

Hans Peter Rehm

1st Prize, Schweizerische Schachzeitung, 1986 (version)

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Mate in 5

An intriguing position, with the black rook tied to the defence of d3. Some ingenuity is needed to force mate in 5 moves. The diagram has been amended to remove a superfluous white pawn at g5.

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