Beginner Chess Puzzles: 1-6
on December 12, 2017

Answers at the bottom of the page…

Puzzle 1: Black to play and win next move.
Puzzle 2: Black to play and win in 3 moves.
Puzzle 3: White to play and win in 3 moves.
Puzzle 4: White to play and win next move.
Puzzle 5: White to play and win in 2 moves.
Puzzle 6: Black to play and win in 2 moves.

 


ANSWERS

Puzzle 1:

Black should play Nf3++ Mate

Puzzle 2:

1 Rxd1+
2 Rxd1 Qxd1+
3 Qxd1 Rxd1++ Mate

Puzzle 3:

1 b6 Ka8/Kc8
2 Rd6 Kb8
3 Rd8++ Mate

Puzzle 4:

White should play f8 and promote the pawn to a knight

Puzzle 5:

1 Rd8+ Kh7
2 Rh8++ Mate

Puzzle 6:

1 Nd3+ Kf1
2 Qxf2++ Mate  

 


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