Today’s Kasparian puzzle
SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
Today’s puzzle is a real tease! At first sight it seems as though Black is winning because of his far advanced a-pawns. Closer examination reveals that White’s Rook is able to control the pawn on a2, but even then it seems as though Black is in no danger of losing…
WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN
It is Kasparian’s genius that a surprising idea is hidden in the position where the White King and Knight on h5 play a decisive role, and allow White to win by one tempo in the most spectacular way. Mate with two Knights!
Are you up for it? If you can solve this puzzle in less than one hour then you are surely a master level player! Good luck! (Solution below in pgn-viewer)