### Here are some composed problems by George E. Carpenter. White mates in 3

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
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a)
8/8/8/4p3/6KR/4R3/6k1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rh1 if Kxh1 Kg3 or if e4 or Kf2 Rhe1 ]

b)
8/8/8/8/6p1/3R4/7N/5K1k w - - 0 1
[ Rh3 if gxh3 Ng4 ]

c)
8/1N1P1k2/3p4/3P2R1/8/8/1p6/bK6 w - - 0 1
[ Rg4 if K any d8/Q+ ]

d)
8/2p5/8/2p5/N1k1K3/8/1Q6/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qb1 c6 Kf5 ]

e)
8/8/2p2p2/5p2/2p2P2/N1k1K3/8/1Q6 w - - 0 1
[ Qb7 c5 Ke2 Kd4 Nb5# ]

George E. Carpenter: Mate in 3 Problems, Part II.
a)
8/p3N3/PP4Q1/4k3/8/1P2K2P/P7/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ke2 if axb6 Qxb6 or if Kd4 Qg5 or if Kf4 Nc6 ]

b)
6Q1/6B1/4K1k1/6P1/5p2/5p2/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qh7+ if Kxh7 Kf7 or if Kxg5 Bf6+ ]

c)
8/3p4/1K1pp3/3k4/p2p1B2/p7/P3Q3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be5 if dxe5 Qc2 or if d3 Qe3 ]

d)
8/R1b5/8/4k3/P3P3/P3P3/Q2R4/5K2 w - - 0 1
[ Rd6 if Kxe4 Qc4+ or if Bxd6 Qd5+ or if Kxd6 Qf7 ]

e)
2Q5/8/7K/2Nk4/P7/6B1/6P1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be5 if Kxe5 Qd8 or if Kc4 Qb7 ]

George E. Carpenter: Mate in 3 Problems, Part III.
a)
8/8/N2NPk1P/5P1p/7p/7P/8/1Q3K2 w - - 0 1
[ Ke2 if Kg5 Qg1+ or if Ke7 or Ke5 Qg1 ]

b)
2Q5/1p3p2/1P3N2/8/2Nk4/8/1P1K4/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ke1 Kd3 Qg4 Kc2 Qd1# ]

c)
7N/6p1/6pb/2p3p1/2p1k1K1/2P5/3Q4/4N3 w - - 0 1
[ Qd1 if Ke5 Qd7 or if Ke3 Nd3 ]

d)
8/p4p2/K4Pp1/2Pk4/3N4/1p3R2/4Q3/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qd1 w/Nc6 or Nc6+ ]

e)
7N/4K1kp/4R2N/8/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Re5 if Kxh6 or Kxh8 Nf7+ ]

George E. Carpenter: Mate in 3 Problems, Part IV.
a)
8/1B6/7Q/4k3/8/8/1K3P2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bg2 if Kf5 f4 if Kd4 Qd6+ ]

b)
7K/4p3/8/8/3k1B2/1Q6/6B1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Bc7 if e6 Bc6 or if Kc5 Bb6+ ]

c)
8/2pk4/2NN4/5K2/8/8/2Q5/8 w - - 0 1
[ Qb3 if Kxc6 Nb7 or if Kxd6 Qc4 ]

d)
2N5/3RBk1K/1N6/8/8/8/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Rd4 if Ke8 (or Ke6) Re4(+) ]

e)
8/8/2K2N2/5Pk1/3Q4/3P4/7P/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nh5 if Kxf5 Qg7 or if Kxh5 h4 or if Kh6 Qg4 ]

George E. Carpenter: Mate in 3 Problems, Part V.
a)
8/8/NR6/k7/N7/8/1P6/1K6 w - - 0 1
[ Rb7 w/Nc5+ ]

b)
6Q1/4K3/8/8/8/3NkP2/8/4B3 w - - 0 1
[ Nf4 if Kxf4 Qg4+ or if Kxf3 Bd2 or if Kd4 Qd5+ ]

c)
8/5Kp1/7P/5k2/3R4/7N/6P1/8 w - - 0 1
[ Ng1 if gxh6 g4+ or if Kg5 (or Ke5) Nf3+ ]

d)
8/Q7/K7/3Bk3/7P/1P2N3/8/8 w - - 0 1
[ Nf5 if Kxf5 (or Kf6) Qg7(+) or if Kxd5 Qe7 or if Kf4 Qe3+ ]

e)
K7/8/2R1N3/3k4/4R3/8/4BB2/8 w - - 0 1
[ Be1 if Kxe4 Rc5 or if Kxc6 Rd4 ]

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