Posts Tagged ‘mate in 4’

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)

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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 42

April 1, 2019

White to move and mate in 4 (Erich Ernest Zepler, Ostrauer Zeitung, January 1928).

White to move and mate in 4 (Erich Ernest Zepler, Ostrauer Zeitung, January 1928).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 40

March 25, 2019

White to move and mate in 4! (Wolfgang Pauly, Schweizerische Schachzeitung, September 1920)

White to move and mate in 4! (Wolfgang Pauly, Schweizerische Schachzeitung, September 1920)

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).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 38

March 8, 2019

White to move and mate in 4!

White to move and mate in 4!

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 36

February 7, 2019

White to move and mate in 4 (Фомичёв, Евгений Васильевич & Феоктистов, Александр Фёдорович, Melnichenko MT 2009).

White to move and mate in 4.

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 96

April 12, 2018

An exciting position from a recent blitz game. Black to move and mate in 4.

Black to move and mate in 4.

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 67

September 7, 2017

Black to move and mate in 4.

Black to move and mate in 4.

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 54

August 4, 2017

Tonight I share another tricky position from my summer camp lesson on endgames.

White to move and mate in 4.

Mate in 4 (Jansen – De Greef, Dieren 1990)

#Chess Puzzle Worth Sharing 49

July 30, 2017

White to move and mate in 4.

White to move and mate in 4.


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