Posts Tagged ‘beautiful chess’

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 35

January 22, 2020

Black just played Bxf3. How should white respond?

Black just played Bxf3. How should white respond?

#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! 47

November 8, 2019

White to move and mate in 4 (Milan Vidmar – Max Euwe, 1929).

White to move and mate in 4 (Milan Vidmar – Max Euwe, 1929).

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 113

November 4, 2019

White to move and mate in 3.

White to move and mate in 3.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 43

April 4, 2019

Today I share a beautiful endgame study/mate-in-4 that I have come across in a couple of books. Carel Christiaan Wilhelm Mann has placed black in zugzwang (1…f5 2.Qh4# or 1…Kf5 2.Qd5#) but has white to move. The resulting solution is sure to entertain!

White to move and mate in 4 (Carel Christiaan Wilhem Mann, De Amsterdammer, 1/8/1893)

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 41

March 29, 2019

White to move and mate in three (Samuel Loyd, 1863).

White to move and mate in three (Samuel Loyd, 1863).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 39

March 15, 2019

White to move and mate in 4 (Georges Legentil, Le Journal de Rouen, 1910).

White to move and mate in 4 (Georges Legentil, Le Journal de Rouen, 1910).

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 104

August 9, 2018

White to move and mate in 2 (Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen, 1953).

White to move and mate in 2 (Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen, 1953).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 33

August 5, 2018

White to move and mate in 3 (by Andre Chéron, Hamburgischer Correspondent 1930).

White to move and mate in 3 (by Andre Chéron, Hamburgischer Correspondent 1930).

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