[Title "The Chess Monthly, 11/1860, Helpmate In 3 Moves (Version)"] 
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Now, in this chess problem by Samuel Loyd, both sides work together for a checkmate. If Black is to move first, how can White give mate in 3 with Black's cooperation?

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Nice one:

1 Kf6 Ra8! 2 Kg7 Bb8 3 Kh8 Be5#! ("Indian theme")

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