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Queen Endgame Chess Puzzle: White Wins

Can you find the best way for White to win this chess endgame? The shortest solution works in five moves!

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Endgame Chess Puzzle: How does White win?

A very interesting chess puzzle for you tonight – There’s going to be a pawn rush in this puzzle for sure. However, the problem is that Black can force a draw if White tries Rg1 0r Rc2! Can you win this for White?
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Easy Chess Puzzle: Black Wins

Time for an easy chess puzzle with a cool video solution!
LEVEL: Easy
CATEGORY: Middle Game
From the game Jakob Rosanes vs. Adolf Anderssen, 1863. Black plays and wins.

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Attacking-Plan Chess Puzzle: How Does White Win?

Finding the right attacking plan and combining it with concrete calculations is something Grandmasters do naturally. How about testing how good are you at this aspect of chess? White to play and win.
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Easy Chess Tactic: Sasikiran vs John Naylor 1-0

Let’s try a chess puzzle from World Chess Championship Challenger Viswanathan Anand’s second Sasikiran. White to play for a win. It is a simple tactic.

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Cool Chess Puzzle Video: Napoleon – General Bertrand, 1-0

LEVEL: Easy
CATEGORY: Middle Game

From a game Napoleon – General Bertrand, St. Helena 1818
White plays and wins.

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Sharp-Tactics Chess Puzzle: Kasparov vs Evgeny Pigusov 1-0

Let’s go for a simple chess tactics puzzle from the game Kasparov vs Evgeny Pigusov, Riga, 1977. White to play and win.

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Cool Chess Puzzle Video: Anand – Van Wely 1-0

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game

From the game Anand – Van Wely, Monaco 2007.
White plays and wins.

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While-you-Await Anand-Carlsen World Chess Match – White Checkmates in Three!

We’re all waiting for the very exciting World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand. You can find all the helpful information about the official website at ChessBlog. Meanwhile, while you wait, here’s a difficult chess puzzle – White to play and checkmate in three! This chess puzzle is by R. Tavariani.

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Quick ‘n Easy Chess Move: Sophie Milliet vs Hou Yifan 0-1

Time for a world chess champion chess puzzle. But, it’s way too easy, you just can’t miss. It’s so easy that even a hint is not possible. Black to play for win.:)

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Smart Chess Tactics: Petrosian – Mamedyarova 1-0

Chess tactics add spark to a chess game apart from, of course, getting home the winning point. In this position, White is to play. What neat chess trick did White use?

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Botvinnik Chess Magic: White to Play

Botvinnik’s chess will continue to delight us so, let’s see… what do you think was his magic move as White?

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Super-Sharp Chess Attack: Grischuk vs G Tatarliev 1-0

GM Alexander Grischuk is an amazing chess talent from Russia. Here is a super-sharp chess attack with White forcing a win. How did White play this?

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Winning Chess Puzzle: White Wins

Can you find the winning combination for White in this chess position taken? A strong player never lets an opponent escape easily once a winning edge is obtained!

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Capablanca Chess Endgame: What’s White’s Magic Move?

The Russian system of chess learning begins with the endgame. Here’s a chess puzzle just to pep you up for endgame studies. Can you find the cool magic winning move for White in this chess endgame?

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Logic Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Three

Are your chess tactics batteries working fine today? Try this chess puzzle: White checkmates in three!
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World Chess Champion Puzzle: Kramnik Wins with Black

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game

From the game Arkady Naiditsch – Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins. This puzzle comes to you from our super chess puzzle podcast database www.chesskillertips.com.

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Coffee-Time Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Three

It’s time for a chess break. Can you help White checkmate in three. It’s not as difficult as it looks.

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Easy Chess Time: White to Checkmate in Two

Here’s a simple checkmate in two for White. Do you remember your checkmating patterns? Solving tactical puzzles on a daily basis is the easiest way to improve your chess. Chess King readers are welcome to send in their favorite chess puzzles.
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Combination Chess: How did White Win?

Here’s a neat win played out by White. What killer combination did White use to checkmate?

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