Puzzles and Fun


Difficulty: Easy

White to move and draw.

One bishop against the world!

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1.Bd7+ Ka3 2.Bc6, stopping all the pawns from pushing and if Black plays Ka2 White plays Kc2.


Difficulty: Medium

White to move and win.

You will have to think out of the box.

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1.a8=N It’s all forced, after 1…d3 2.Nb6 cxb6 3.c7 b5 4.c8=N b4 5.Nd6 exd6 6.e7 d5 7.e8=N d4 8.Nf6 gxf6 9.g7 f5 10.g8=N#. Four knight promotions and three knight sacrifices!!

Difficulty: Hard

White to move and win.

Miracles do happen on the chessboard!

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1.Rc8 Rxc8 2.Rc2 Rxc2 3.Qe2 Rxe2+ 4.Kh1 – all forced, Black can do nothing to stop the pawn promoting and mating Black.