Posts Tagged ‘hard chess’

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 34

December 7, 2018

White to move and mate in 2(Hyacinth Agnel, 1868).

White to move and mate in 2(Hyacinth Agnel, 1868).

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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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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 32

August 1, 2018

White to move and mate in 2(Michail Aktschurin, 1982).

White to move and mate in 2(Michail Aktschurin, 1982).

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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 31

July 26, 2018

White to move and win (Platov, 1903).

White to move and win (Platov, 1903).

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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle 24

June 19, 2018

A certain heavy hitter solved Puzzle 23 in under 10 seconds so today I have raised the bar. White to move and draw (Á. Rusz & M. Minski & S. Nielsen, Magyar Sakkvilág 2017, First Prize).

White to move and draw (Á. Rusz & M. Minski & S. Nielsen, Magyar Sakkvilág 2017, First Prize).

Betcha Can’t Solve This Chess Puzzle 19

June 9, 2018

White to move and win.

White to move and win.

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!

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 5

February 6, 2018

White to move. With best play, will the result be a win for white, loss for white or draw?

White to move. With best play, will the result be a win for white, loss for white or draw?

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 4

February 4, 2018

The situation is dire and seems to require nothing short of a miracle for Black to survive. What is Black’s miraculous move?

What is Black’s miraculous move?

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 3

February 4, 2018

White to move and mate in 2.

White to move and mate in 2


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