Posts Tagged ‘chess puzzle’

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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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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Quick Chess Puzzle: White Checkmates in Two

No time for coffee, but got a few minutes for a chess puzzle? How did White checkmate in two?

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Dr Karl Faber Chess Study: White Checkmates in Three

A cool chess study by Dr Karl Fabel. White has to checkmate in three. Are you ready? Don’t jump to any conclusions, calculate carefully :)

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Difficult Chess Study by Kubbel: White Wins

LEVEL: Difficult
CATEGORY: Study

White plays and wins. 1927 Study by Leonid Kubbel.

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Brave-Calculation Chess Puzzle: What is White’s Strongest Continuation?

Let’s get back to some strong and brave chess calculations. This position is from the game Shariyazadanov – Dobrov, Obwert, 2000. White found a nice forcing combination to win this game quickly. You might find a way to win, but what do you think is the strongest continuation for White?

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Super-Strong Chess Puzzle: Levon Aronian vs Erik Pedersen 1-0

Here’s a position from the chess game Aronian vs Erik Pedersen. White has a super-strong pawn lodged at g7 protected by the Bishop on e4 which is unfortunately threatened by the Knight on b3. How did White win?
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Master Chess Game Video (Easy Puzzle): Can Black Stop the f2 Pawn from Promoting?

This is the endgame position from the game between 12th Women’s World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk against Valentina Gunina at the 2010 Women’s World Blitz Championship in Moscow, Russia. What do you think happened? Was it a draw?

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Cool Chess Idea: Black Wins (Romieux – Kosteniuk)

LEVEL: Easy
CATEGORY: Middle Game

Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux – Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.

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Evans Chess Study: White Checkmates in Four

Chess King chess puzzle pick of the day is a checkmate in four. White to play in this study created by Captain W.D. Evans.

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Nabokov Chess Study: White Checkmates in Three

A tricky checkmate in three for this Chess King study created by Vladimir Nabokov. This chess position featured in Nabokov’s 1970 book that included poems and chess puzzles.

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Two Brilliant Chess Variations: White to Play (Level Intermediate)

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game
From a game DesChapelles – De Labourdonnais, Paris 1836
White plays and wins.

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Magic Move Chess Puzzle: Find White’s Killer Move!

This cool chess position is from the game Hillarp Persson – Ward, 2004. Of course White has a nice positional hold over the position and could win in a couple of ways. But, what’s the killer move that gave White a cool immediate win? Yes, what’s the magic move for White?
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