Intermediate Chess Puzzles: 1-6
on November 22, 2017

Answers at the bottom of the page…

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

ANSWERS

Puzzle 1

1 Qxh7+ Kxh7
2 Rh3++ Mate

Puzzle 2

1 Rh8+ Kxh8
2 Rh1+ Kg8
3 Rh8+ Kxh8
4 Qh1+ Kg8
5 Qh7++ Mate

Puzzle 3

1 Bf8 Kh8
2 Kf6 Kh7
3 Kf7 Kh8
4 Bg7+ Kh7
5 Bf5++ Mate

Puzzle 4

1 Nf6+ Kh6
2 Bf8++ Mate

Puzzle 5

1 Bh3+
2 Kg1 Qf3
3 Qe2/Any other move Qg2++ Mate

Puzzle 6

1 Bh8 Nd4/Ne5
2 Qxd4/Qxe5 Bxd5/Any other move
3 Qg7++ Mate

 


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