Some mate-in-3 compositions are much trickier than others. This particular chess puzzle by Erich Ernest Zepler is diabolical!
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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 40
White to move and mate in 4! (Wolfgang Pauly, Schweizerische Schachzeitung, September 1920)
Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 8
One of my all time favorite puzzles. I first saw this position in Reno, Nevada in 1999 while having breakfast with the late GM Eduard Gufeld. White to move and win! (Hint: It’s always a good plan to treat a grandmaster to breakfast.)