One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A problem in which two pieces are withdrawn to allow an opponent to escape from a stalemate position, while simultaneously being used to prepare a trap in the form of a discovered checkmate.
Mid 19th century. So called on account of its having been introduced by Henry Augustus Loveday, a Chaplain of the Bengal Ecclesiastical Establishment, who sent the problem (under the pseudonym ‘Shagird’) from Delhi to the Chess Player's Chronicle in 1845.
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