If you do enough of these, you can spot the first move as a first or second guess. Otherwise, you can struggle.
B3rN2/P2p4/K2p1P1p/3R4/3BkpP1/n3p3/4P1b1/2Q5 w - - 0 1
At first I got a lot of mate in 4.Then I gueesed how to get mate in 3.
1.Qc5! dxc52.Ne6 dxe63.Rd8#
1.Qc5 dxc52.Ne6 f33.Re5#
1.Qc5 Rxa82.Re5+ dxe53.Qxe5#
1.Qc5 f32.Rf5+ d53.Qxd5#
Yancey, I'm looking forward to your endgame puzzles.
There are some really nice zugzwang motifs inside this chess problem in both the main line and the variations.
This is from an actual chess game which took place at Kolkata International Chess Open
White has a strong attack but is there a win?
This was one of the chess puzzles I created for 2017 SPFNO
This was one of the chess puzzles I created 3 years ago
This chess puzzle is from the 2017 SPFGI
This is from a real chess game of chess master Kucuksari
2018 Summer Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 15-23 May at STL Chess Club
You should be able to spot the tactic motif in 5-10 seconds.
what if you do 1. Qb1?? and your opponent does ..c1=Q!! then white is screwed.
For me, this is Rambo Attack Tactic [ 1) R5e8+!! Kh7 2) Qxd2! R8xd2 3) Rexa8 ~ Black resigned 1-0 ]