Posts Tagged ‘tricky chess’

#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).

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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 23

June 19, 2018

White to move and mate in 3 (Puzzle by: Yuri Voronov, Kursk 01/01/2000).

White to move and mate in 3 (Puzzle by: Yuri Voronov, Kursk 01/01/2000).

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! 17

May 24, 2018

White to move and mate in 3 (A. Galitskiy, “Chess Journal”, 1900.)

White to move and mate in 3 (A. Galitskiy, “Chess Journal”, 1900.)

For added challenge, imagine that the players switch chairs (i.e. pawns moving in the opposite direction) and solve for mate in three again. Remarkable!

Calculation Test: Mate in Four

October 6, 2014

This is a fairly simple mate-in-four that is a good calculation test. Give yourself fifteen minutes to solve it and then set it up on a chessboard if you are still stumped.

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