Week 24

Puzzle of the Week

Pia Cramling, the esteemed 61-year-old Swedish chess Grandmaster, continues to impress the chess world with her skill and grace. In a recent match against Iceland, she executed a stunning three-move checkmate against Olga Prudnykova, the Icelandic champion and Ukrainian refugee. Pia’s combination of tactical prowess and modest charm truly exemplifies her status as a Grande Dame of chess. How did she, as White, deliver checkmate in three moves with sacrifices?

In case you need it, Fritz is giving you hints.