Archive for the ‘Chess Puzzles’ Category

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 53

December 12, 2019

White to move and mate in 7 (Aron Nimzowitsch, My System).

White to move and mate in 7 (Aron Nimzowitsch, My System).

Backwards Chess

December 12, 2019

Question: Who can play chess backwards?

By playing “chess backwards” I assume you are referring to retrograde analysis chess puzzles.

The individuals who appreciate these bewilders enjoy intelligent reasoning yet are exhausted by standard chess puzzles. A well conjured retrograde chess puzzle presents a harmless looking chess position and an apparently difficult to-respond to address about it, for example, “What was White’s past move?” or “On which square should the White pawn be found?” https://www.quora.com/Who-can-play-chess-backwards/answer/Chris-Torres-13?ch=10&share=dbf37a93&srid=i4Sz

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 116

December 11, 2019

White to move and win.

White to move and win.

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 115

December 10, 2019

White to move and mate in 5.

White to move and mate in 5.

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 114

December 9, 2019

White to move and draw (D. Lolly, 1763).

White to move and draw (D. Lolly, 1763).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 52

November 28, 2019

White to move and win!

White to move and win!

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 51

November 24, 2019

White to move and win (mate in 13).

White to move and win (mate in 13).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 50

November 18, 2019

The famous Saavedra Position. White to move and win!

The famous Saavedra Position. White to move and win!

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 33

November 12, 2019

White to move and draw.

White to move and draw.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 49

November 11, 2019

White to move and win (Richard Reti, Kolnische Volkszeitung of 1928).

White to move and win (Richard Reti, Kolnische Volkszeitung of 1928).


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