Posts Tagged ‘beautiful chess puzzle’

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 45

April 23, 2019

White to move and mate in 3 (Samuel Loyd, 1858).

White to move and mate in 3 (Samuel Loyd, 1858).

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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle 27

June 25, 2018

E. Pogosiants (1935 – 1991) was a very prolific puzzle composer who created some surreal but very compelling compositions. His masterpiece below has one of my all time favorite solutions.

White to move and mate in 7.

White to move and mate in 7 (Puzzle by E. Pogosiants (1935-1991)).

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 100

June 7, 2018

White to move and win (puzzle by Emanuel Lasker, Chess World Champion from 1894-1921).

White to move and win (puzzle by Emanuel Lasker, Chess World Champion from 1894-1921).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 15

March 13, 2018

This nineteenth century chess puzzle has a really fun solution. White to move and mate in 12 (B.S. Barrett, 1874).

White to move and mate in 12 (B.S. Barrett, 1874).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 8

February 13, 2018

One of my all time favorite puzzles. I first saw this position in Reno, Nevada in 1999 while having breakfast with the late GM Eduard Gufeld.

White to move and win! (Hint: It’s always a good plan to treat a grandmaster to breakfast.)

 

White to move and win!


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