Posts Tagged ‘tricky chess’

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 111

October 6, 2019

I especially enjoy chess puzzles that are more complicated than they seem at first. Here is a simple looking mate in 2. Not so simple.

White to move and mate in 2.

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 30

September 19, 2019

Black to move and win!

Black to move and win!

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 29

June 17, 2019

Not too difficult but a very realistic test for game winning combinations. Black to move and mate in 5.

Black to move and mate in 5.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 45

April 23, 2019

White to move and mate in 3 (Samuel Loyd, 1858).

White to move and mate in 3 (Samuel Loyd, 1858).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 44

April 11, 2019

White to move and mate in 2.

White to move and mate in 2.

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 41

March 29, 2019

White to move and mate in three (Samuel Loyd, 1863).

White to move and mate in three (Samuel Loyd, 1863).

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! 37

March 1, 2019

White to move and mate in two (Александр Ажусин, 1971).

White to move and mate in two (Александр Ажусин, 1971).

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 35

January 24, 2019

White to move and mate in two (R. Alan, 1895).

White to move and mate in two (R. Alan, 1895).

#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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