Week 3

Puzzle of the Week

August Julius Mendheim (c. 1781 – † 25 August 1836) was a German chess player and composer. He is considered the first Prussian chess master and forerunner of the Berlin Chess School. The interesting position is two folded: White can mate in five if White to move and so can Black.

Game of the Week

Steinitz - von Bardensleben - Hastings International Masters 1895

By means of one of the most beautiful combinations ever made, White translates a developmental advantage into mate.