### Here are some chess problems composed by JB of Bridport. White mates in 3.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
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a)
8/8/8/5N2/4Pk2/8/5KQ1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qh1 if Ke5 Qh4 or if Kg5 Qh6+ ]

b)
3K4/8/8/2Np4/1Nk5/8/7Q/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nbd3 if d4 (or Kb5) Qh6 or if Kc3 Qb2+ ]

c)
8/6Q1/8/6N1/5k2/8/3p4/3K3B w - - 0 1
[ Bd5 if Kf5 (or Ke3) Nf3 or if Kg4 (or Kg3) Nf3+ ]

d)
8/8/8/2p5/2K5/8/1Bk2N2/5R2 w - - 0 1
[ Nd1 if Kd2 Nc3 or if Kb1 Rf2 ]

e)
8/8/3P4/4N3/3Pk3/8/3Q1K2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd1 if Kf5 (or Kf4) Qg4+ or if Kd5 Qg4 ]

JB of Bridport Problems, Part II. White mates in 3.
a)
Illustrated London News, 1854
Correction by Gideon - Thx !!
8/8/8/1K5p/3p4/3k4/6Q1/2R5 w - - 0 1
[ Rh1 if Ke3 Rh4 or if Kc3 Rh2 ]

b)
B7/3k3K/3Pp3/4P3/8/8/8/1R6 w - - 0 1
[ Ra1 w/Bc6(+) ]

c)
1B2K3/4b3/3pk3/5R2/8/7B/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 if Bh4 or Bd8 Rg5+ or if Bf8 Kxf8 ]

d)
8/2N5/5k2/3p4/6B1/4Q2P/K7/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qa7 w/Ne6(+) ]

e)
8/2Q5/4pN2/3P1k2/4N3/8/8/3K4 w - - 0 1
[ d6 if e5 Qa7 or if Ke5 Qc1 or if Kf4 Qc5 ]

JB of Bridport Problems, Part III. White mates in 3.
a)
8/6B1/3p4/3k1P2/1p6/4K3/2R5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bb2 if b3 Rc3 ]

b)
8/4p3/1B6/3R4/4kNK1/1p6/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rc5 if e6 Rc6 or if Ke3 Rc2+ or if Kd4 Rc6+ ]

c)
8/8/8/8/1p1N4/1Bk1K3/3N4/b7 w - - 0 1
[ Ne6 w/Nc5 ]

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