Archive for the ‘Chess Puzzles’ Category

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 36

February 7, 2019

White to move and mate in 4 (Фомичёв, Евгений Васильевич & Феоктистов, Александр Фёдорович, Melnichenko MT 2009).

White to move and mate in 4.

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 18

February 6, 2019

Black to move and win.

Black to move and win.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 35

January 24, 2019

White to move and mate in two (R. Alan, 1895).

White to move and mate in two (R. Alan, 1895).

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 17

January 22, 2019

My opponent just captured my rook on e8 with his knight. Black to move and mate in 2.

My opponent just captured my rook on e8 with his knight. Black to move and mate in 2.

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 109

December 30, 2018

White to move and mate in 6. (Gad RechlisSergei Lobanov, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/28/2018)

White to move and mate in 6. (Gad Rechlis – Sergei Lobanov, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/28/2018)

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 108

December 29, 2018

GM Dmitry Andreiken plays the most beautiful game ending combination of 2018 right before the new year starts! Can you spot black’s brilliant continuation?

Black to move and mate in 6! (GM Peter SvidlerGM Dmitry Andreikin, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/27/2018)

Black to move and mate in 6! (GM Peter Svidler – GM Dmitry Andreikin, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/27/2018)

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 107

December 22, 2018

White to move and win (Aron Nimzowitsch, My System 1925.)

White to move and win (Aron Nimzowitsch, My System 1925.)

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 106

December 17, 2018

Hikaru Nakamura just defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to win the London Chess Classic. Can you spot Nakamura’s final move? White to move and win.

Nakamura – MVL, 2018 London Chess Classic. White to move and win.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 34

December 7, 2018

White to move and mate in 2(Hyacinth Agnel, 1868).

White to move and mate in 2(Hyacinth Agnel, 1868).

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 16

December 5, 2018

What’s white’s best move?

What’s white’s best move?

(Hint: It’s a mate in 2!)


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