Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 8, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (8-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** Again, thanks to White’s exposed king, Black’s resources will be more than enough to unleash a mate combination here. Perhaps the first move is not so difficult to find as it is to find the whole sequel and its small ramifications. Take […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 7, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (7-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The black pieces are a little invasive and although they lack complete development, white pieces suffer from a similar evil, and to make matters worse, they are on the ropes in this position. White threatens to simplify with Nxf6+, relieving the pressure, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 6, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (6-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** Black must surely regret not castling his king, and right now he’ s paying the consequences of his decision. However, during the game the white-piece player failed to find the best move for this position and now we the spectators have the […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 5, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (5-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** This type of mixed piece mate is usually a little tiresome to execute, even more so if our opponent is a computer, since it will make the most optimal possible defense that lengthens the solution by a lot. Against a human being […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 4, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (4-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** I couldn’t stop commenting on this position. White’s dominance is overwhelming and is very reminiscent of one of the famous games of AlphaZero, an artificial intelligence chess program developed by a Google subsidiary. Although its results and the way they have been […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 3, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (3-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** An attack position on the king in the center. Although perhaps it was a castled king who somehow ended up being drawn into the centre in this way. The truth is that the position of the white king is not enviable either, […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 2, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (2-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** The pressure against the castling of the white pieces has become quite hot and reached a critical point where it is about to break. The black pieces are perfectly aligned to allow this to happen: look at those bishops aiming that way […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Jan 31, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (31-En-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** White to play and checkmate *** Another attacking position where White has the initiative and must play with precision to impose it. At the moment they have a number of check candidates, and they are certainly all promising, but they may not all lead to immediate mate. It […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Feb 01, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (01-Feb-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** This position is a little unusual, since even though Black has a lot of material, it does not translate into enough defensive resources. In fact, they are powerless against the threat of mate from white. However, the solution is anything but obvious; […]

Chess Puzzle of the Day (Jan 30, 2020) | Problema de ajedrez del día (30-En-2020)

♔♞♙ Chess Puzzle of the Day *** Black to play and checkmate *** A typical attack position against the castling. Probably came from a Tarrash Defense or similar. The truth is that even though White has good pieces, he has serious weaknesses that allow Black pieces to gain a decisive advantage and forcefully win. Yes, […]