Posts Tagged ‘chess problems’

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 30

July 12, 2018

Black looks close to victory but white has one saving combination. White to move and mate in 7 (Giambattista Lolli – N.N., Italy 1763.)

White to move and mate in 7 (Giambattista Lolli – N.N., Italy 1763.)

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 6

July 9, 2018

How can black win some material?

How can black win some material?

So I was just playing a game of #Chess and then this happened… 5

July 7, 2018

Black to move and mate in 3.

Black to move and mate in 3.

 

 

The complete game is a rather nifty Traxler Counter Attack(Wilkes-Barre) that ended up checkmating white’s Fried Liver dreams in just 13 moves!

 

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#Chess Endgame Worthy of Study

July 6, 2018

Black to move and win (Wesley So – Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, 31st Leon Masters 7/6/2018)

Black to move and win (Wesley So – Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, 31st Leon Masters 7/6/2018)

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle 29

June 29, 2018

White to move and win.

White to move and win.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle 28

June 28, 2018

Today we look at a beautifully crafted endgame study that is always a favorite at chess camp.

How should white proceed? (Puzzle by E. Cook, 1927.)

How should white proceed? (Puzzle by E. Cook, 1927.)

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)).

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 2

June 24, 2018

White to move and mate in one.

White to move and mate in one.

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

June 24, 2018

Black to move and mate in two.

Black to move and mate in two.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle 26

June 22, 2018

Black to move and mate in 5 (Gilles Andruet vs. Boris Spassky, Bundesliga 1988).

Black to move and mate in 5 (Gilles Andruet vs. Boris Spassky, Bundesliga 1988).


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