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#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 31

April 30, 2017

Black’s Queen just moved to b4. How should White respond?

Black’s Queen just moved to b4. How should White respond?

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#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 30

April 26, 2017

What is black’s best move?

Black to move.

The puzzle above appeared on the board on move 17.

[Event “SocialChess”]

[Site “Internet”]

[Date “2017.04.25”]

[Round “-“]

[White “sgshawn “]

[WhiteElo “”]

[Black “chessmusings “]

[BlackElo “”]

[Result “0-1”]
1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 d5 6.exd5 Nf6 7.Qb3 Bd6 8.Nf3 O-O 9.O-O Nbd7 10.Nbd2 Nc5 11.Qc2 b6 12.Ng5 g6 13.Nde4 Nfxe4 14.Nxe4 Nxe4 15.Qxe4 Re8 16.Qf3 Bb7 17.Bb5 Bxd5 18.Bf6 Bxf3 19.Bxd8 Rexd8 20.gxf3 Bc5 21.Bc6 Rab8 22.Rad1 Kg7 23.Rfe1 Rd6 24.Bd5 Rbd8 25.Re7 Rxd5 26.Rde1 Bxe7

0-1

Puzzle Worthy Position 35

August 28, 2016

What is white’s best move?

Puzzle Worthy Position 34

August 26, 2016

What is white’s best move?

Puzzle Worthy Position 33

August 24, 2016

Black to move and mate in 5.

Puzzle Worthy Position 32

August 23, 2016

White to move and mate in 3

Puzzle Worthy Position 28

June 17, 2016

If you look at checks, captures and threats, this should be a piece of cake.

Black to move.

Puzzle Worthy Position 26

June 15, 2016

The solution to this puzzle is a simple but useful concept. 

White to move and win.

Puzzle Worthy Position 25

May 31, 2016

Target practice!

Black to move and mate in four .

Sam Loyd Puzzles are Infuriatingly Fantastic!

January 7, 2016

It took me exactly 16:22 to solve this seemingly simple chess problem!

 

White to move and mate in three by Sam Loyd, 1868. 

  


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