I got this puzzle pretty easily- less than a minute- but the simple elegance of it was pleasing. White to move.
8/8/3p4/6QR/4b3/7P/5K1P/6Bk w - - 0 1
c) 1.Qc8 Bf3 2.Kxf3 d5 3.Qg2#
It took 20 minutes to solve this puzzle.
Hey, Alena!! You mistyped 1. Qc8. It should be 1. Qg8
Yes, you are right Dave.
1.Qg8 Ba82.Rd5 Bxd53.Qxd5#
Caruana vs Grischuk at GCT Paris
White is up in materials but how to get the black King out?
This is one of the chess puzzles I created for 2017 SPFGI
Black is up in material but white has space advantage.
This is a game between GM Sadorra and IM Hambleton.
One of the most difficult things in chess is to be able to assess positions accurately!
This is a must know pattern in K & P endgame
White seems to be in trouble. But is there a way to escape?
4N1nk/8/4b2p/3pPp1Q/2pB1P1K/r6P/4q2r/6R1 w - - 0 1
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 ]