Posts Tagged ‘chess tactics’

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 25

April 22, 2019

How can black win white’s queen?

How can black win white’s queen?

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Winning Chess Moves: Mayet vs. Anderssen, 1851

April 10, 2019

You are playing the role of the quintessential Romantic, Adolf Anderssen. Karl Mayet has just played the dreadful 12. Qxe4. How does Anderssen (Black) punish his opponents in dramatic fashion?

Black to move and mate in 5 (Mayet – Anderssen, Berlin 1851).

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 24

April 8, 2019

What is white’s best move?

What is white’s best move?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 21

March 8, 2019

What is black’s best move?

What is black’s best move?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 20

February 28, 2019

What is white’s best move?

What is white’s best move?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 19

February 23, 2019

What is white’s best move?

What is white’s best move?

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 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.

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 105

August 23, 2018

I was playing a game with a student on the demo-board and we arrived at this position. Can you spot black’s winning combination?

Can you spot black’s winning combination?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 13

August 6, 2018

A well placed knight can be quite lethal. Black to move and mate in 5.

Black to move and mate in 5.

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