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Answer To Chess Strategy Puzzle #56

February 12th, 2010 at 10:07 am » Comments (0)

The answer is for white to first play d4. If black plays K-h5, white responds with Q-d3. Black is then forced to play either K-h4 or K-g4. Regardless, white plays Q-h3 and it’s checkmate. The other alternative after white’s opening move of d4 is for black to play K-g4, instead of the original K-h5, as in the first example. […]



Chess Strategy Puzzle #56

January 29th, 2010 at 10:47 am » Comments (0)

Here is a chess puzzle where we’re looking for mate in 3.  It’s white to play.  The answer will appear in my next post.



Answer To Advanced Chess Puzzle #53

October 15th, 2009 at 9:01 am » Comments (0)

This mate in 3 begins with black playing Qxg2. White is forced to play Kxg2. Black follows with N-f4, double check. White is forced to play K-g1 and black mates with N-e2 or N-h3. I hope you found the answer. Look for another new challenging chess strategy puzzle in my next post! If you would like to […]



Advanced Chess Puzzle #53

October 8th, 2009 at 10:15 am » Comments (2)

Here is an advanced mate in 3 chess puzzle where it is black to move. The answer will appear in my next post. Good luck!



Answer To Advanced Chess Puzzle #52

September 23rd, 2009 at 10:56 am » Comments (2)

This mate in 3 begins with white playing N-f5 discovered check. Black is virtually forced to play N-e7.  (If black plays K-e8, mate follows with Q-c8, if black plays K-g8, white sacrifices the queen with Q-f8 check and after Kxf8, white mates with R-c8.)  So, after black plays N-e7, white mates in two with Q-c8 […]



Advanced Chess Puzzle #52

September 15th, 2009 at 10:43 am » Comments (0)

Here is an advanced mate in 3 chess puzzle where it is white to move. The answer will appear in my next post. Good luck!



Answer To Advanced Chess Strategy Puzzle #51

September 1st, 2009 at 12:02 pm » Comments (1)

This mate in 3 begins with white playing Q-d8 check. Black is forced to play Kxd8. White then plays Bxg5 double check.  The black king can only move to e8 and white checkmates with R-d8. I hope you found the answer. Look for another new challenging chess strategy puzzle in my next post! If you would like […]



Advanced Chess Strategy Puzzle #51

August 25th, 2009 at 11:37 am » Comments (0)

Here is an advanced mate in 3 chess puzzle where it is white to move. The answer will appear in my next post. Good luck!



Answer To Advanced Chess Strategy Puzzle #50

August 7th, 2009 at 11:24 am » Comments (1)

This mate in 3 begins with white playing Nxd7 check. Black is forced to play K-g8. White then plays R-e8 check and black must play B-f8. White then checkmates with the move Rxf8. I hope you found the answer. Look for another new challenging chess strategy puzzle in my next post! If you would like to have these puzzles […]



Advanced Chess Strategy Puzzle #50

July 31st, 2009 at 11:29 am » Comments (0)

Here is an advanced mate in 3 chess puzzle where it is white to move. The answer will appear in my next post. Good luck!