Weekend Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Four

How can White win this chess position – it’s a checkmate in four! Enjoy a chess-full weekend.


Adolf Anderssen

Result: 1-0
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Date:
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What-Happens Chess Puzzle: White to Play - Win Draw or Lost?

This is a typical Rook vs Queen chess position known as the Ponziani Chess Position. Do you know what will happen with White to play? Will White win? Should White resign… or, White can draw this?


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Queen Chess Study: White Checkmates in Two

This is a simple chess study by Dr W Speckmann. Can you help White checkmate in two?


Checkmate in two

Result: 1-0
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Shinkman Chess Study: White Checkmates in Four

Here’s a cool chess study by A William Shinkman. It was published in the Western Advertiser in 1872. Can you see what trick White used to checkmate in four?


A William Shinkman

Result: 1-0
Site:
Date: 1872
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Chess Puzzle Video: What happens after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6?

Simple chess – but are you sure about it? What happens after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6? This puzzle is brought to you from our podcast chess database at www.chesskillertips.com. The videos are hosted by 12th Women’s World Chess Champion Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk!


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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!


Queen Endgame

Result: 1-0
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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.


Toth – Siggetti

Result: 1-0
Site:
Date: 1946
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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.


Sasikiran vs John Naylor

Result: 1-0
Site: Scarborough
Date: 1999

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.


Kasparov vs Evgeny Pigusov

Result: 1-0
Site: Riga
Date: 1977
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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!...Read More »


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.:)


Sophie Milliet vs Hou Yifan

Result: 0-1
Site: Turin
Date: 2006
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