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Knight-Flyer Chess Puzzle: How does White Win?

Can White really promote the pawn and win? Can you help White win?

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Easy-Attack Chess: Gulko vs Angeliki Pantazi 1-0

A chess position from the game Gulko vs Angeliki Pantazi, USSR, 1967. What did White play?

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Tricky Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

Here’s a tricky chess puzzle. White can easily checkmate in three, but can you push the envelope a bit and help White checkmate in two.

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Clever Chess Puzzle: Black Plays for Win

Black would like to promote that f-pawn. The problem is that if Black plays f2 then White rolls the Rook to g7 or g8 to skewer the Queen if Black dares to promote. So, what did Black do to win this game?

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Tricky Chess Study: White Checkmates in Two

Here’s a tricky chess problem – White to play and checkmate in two.

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Quick Chess Win: White Plays

A simple chess position which has White fighting a piece down. However, White has a forced win. Can you see it?
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Blunder Chess Puzzle: How did Black Win?

In a typical chess position of the Sicilian, Black played Ng4. White, not fearing much, played h3 which, in fact was a blunder! How does Black win now?

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Too Easy Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

White checkmates in two in this too easy chess puzzle. Have an easy-chess Sunday!

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Difficult Chess Puzzle: White to Checkmate in Three

Here’s a difficult chess puzzle by C Morano. Can you help White checkmate in three moves? Your time starts now…it may take more than 10 minutes!

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Puzzling Chess Queens: White Checkmates in 7 but Queens Restricted to ‘a’ File!

This special chess puzzle is by Florencio Mendes de Moraes. White checkmates in seven moves, but the White Queens cannot go out of the ‘a’ File. It’s very much possible if you get the logic of it. Have fun with chess! Don’t forget to train with Chess King!

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Easy Chess Puzzle: White to Checkmate in Two

Let’s start the week with an easy chess puzzle – White to play and checkmate in two!

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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.

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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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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?

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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: 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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